|The Arctic temperatures that have been plaguing the Northern Great Plains have a strong foothold in the region and will remain for a bit longer. The graphic above represents current temperatures with pressure and frontal overlays valid 22z Monday, December 15, and displays the cold temperatures embedded in the Central United States bounded by the elongated cold front stretching from Brownsvile, TX all the way through central New York State.
Cold temperatures, especially in an environment of strong winds can cause serious issues with health and well being. The Centers for Deases Control and Prevention have a guide available, entitled “Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety.” Please view their site for complete information.
As always stay tuned to your favorite weather outlet, stay informed, and stay safe!