Wind Chill Advisory in Effect for Southeast Michigan
Brighton Area Schools and Hartland Consolidated Schools remain open on Tuesday.
A wind chill advisory is in effect for Livingston County and much of southeast Michigan, the National Weather Service announced Monday evening.
The blistering cold winter weather has already caused some schools in neighboring in Oakland and Wayne Counties to close, but none have been reported in Livingston County.
The NWS reports that this "shot of arctic air ... will be the coldest of the season."
Temperatures will drop to the single digits and as low as -5 heading into Tuesday morning. The wind chill is expected to hit as low as 25 degrees below zero.
The wind chill advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday in several counties, including: Wayne, Washtenaw, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston and Genesee.
The NWS warns that prolonged skin exposure to the cold can result in frostbite and hypothermia. It's recommended that exposure to the elements is limited and that hats and gloves be worn.
Stay with Patch as more information becomes available.