BITTER BLAST: Subzero wind chills for Saturday in Connecticut

Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Scott Sincoff says to expect bone-chilling cold this morning, but things get less harsh throughout the day.

News 12 Staff

Feb 4, 2023, 12:00 PM

Updated 495 days ago

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ALERTS: Wind chill advisory for Fairfield and New Haven counties through Saturday morning due to wind chills potentially down to 20 below zero. Wind chill warning for Litchfield County through this morning. Make sure to layer and reduce time outside if you have to go outdoors. 
NOW: Subzero wind chills are out and about Saturday morning, so make sure to layer and to not spend a lot of time outside to keep yourself safe from frostbite. That means your furry friends, too. Things won't be as harsh into the afternoon, but will still be bone-chilling thanks to a gusty wind.
NEW: Temperatures will slowly warm up as we head into Sunday. Subfreezing temperatures and wind chills to start our week with a few snowflakes or raindrops with milder temps in the 40s by the afternoon.
NEXT: A big warmup in place for the workweek with high temperatures in the 40s and lower-50s. Rain chances move in Thursday with a small chance of snow as things currently stand for the weekend.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Scott Sincoff says to expect bone-chilling cold this morning, but things get less harsh throughout the day.
FORECAST
SATURDAY: Mostly to partly sunny and cold. Highs in the 20s, with subzero wind chills possible thanks to a gusty wind up to 25+ mph.
OVERNIGHT: Low temperatures in the 20s, but things will steady or get slightly warmer into the morning with increasing clouds. Wind: S 10-15 mph.
SUNDAY: A few sprinkles or snowflakes to start the day, turning mostly cloudy and warmer with highs in the afternoon in the 40s.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s to near 30.
TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the 40s and lows in the 30s.
WEDNESDAY: Increasing clouds. Highs near 50 and lows in the 30s.
THURSDAY: Cloudy and breezy with a shower chance. Highs near 50 and lows near 40.


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