The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Wednesday, January 3rd beginning at 8 p.m. CDT and lasting through Thursday, January 4th at noon. Counties include: Champaign, Vermilion, Christian, Macon, Moultrie, Douglas, Coles, Edgar, Shelby, Cumberland, Clark, Effingham, Jasper and Crawford.
Very cold wind chills expected ranging from 15 to 25 below zero. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Be sure to protect skin by wearing plenty of warm clothing including hats, gloves and scarves.