Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Oak Forest

The advisory runs through Friday morning with wind chills forecasted to hit 20 below to 30 below zero.

UPDATE (7:09 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23): The National Weather Service's wind chill advisory has been extended until 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24. Wind chills could reach 20 below to 30 below zero Thursday night.

Korrina Grom

More arctic air is expected to descend on all of Illinois, starting Wednesday night.

The entire state will be under a wind chill advisory starting late Wednesday, Jan. 22. Here in northern Illinois, the advisory will be in effect from 9 p.m. Wednesday until 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. 

READ: How Low Will It Go? Guess How Cold It Will Get This Week

According to the National Weather Service, "a strong arctic frontal boundary will arrive across northern Illinois late this afternoon and across northwest Indiana early this evening."

This frontal boundary will bring winds of 25 to 30 miles per hour and wind chill values of 20 to 25 degrees below zero tonight. Wind chill values could reach 30 below zero early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.


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