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Dangerously cold temps across mid-Michigan

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Dangerously cold temperatures dominate Mid-Michigan yet again this morning. Overnight lows dipped well below zero, around minus fifteen degrees.

Wind chill values are expected to be between 15 and 20 below zero which leaves most of Mid-Michigan under a Wind Chill Advisory. Advisories are in effect for Bay, Huron, Sanilac, Lapeer, Genesee, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Midland counties until 8 a.m. Monday.

Isabella, Clare, Gratiot and Clinton counties are under an advisory until 10 a.m. Monday.

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With these extremely cold temperatures comes frost bite to any open skin within fifteen minutes or less of exposure. Please take this seriously and dress very warmly.

Daytime highs will linger in the single digits on Monday before a brief warm up, into the lower 20's by Tuesday.

Clouds will increase ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday before bringing the next batch of light and scattered snow showers to Mid-Michigan on Tuesday. 

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A dry and extremely cold weather pattern will take over the forecast by mid-week.head of an approaching cold front Monday, which will brings our next batch of light and scattered snow showers Tuesday and Wednesday.

Lower Michigan has seen record low temperatures in at least five locations as Arctic weather grips the state.

The National Weather Service says Flint's low of minus 12 early Sunday broke the record for the date of minus 7 from 1943.

The temperature at MBS International Airport in Saginaw County's Tittabawassee Township reached minus 13 degrees, breaking the 1905 record for the area of minus 12. Grand Rapids set a new low of minus 8, breaking the record of minus 7 from 1904 and 1963.

The Monroe News says the temperature fell to minus 8 at Monroe's Custer Airport, breaking the minus 7 record from 2007.

University of Michigan weather observer Dennis Kahlbaum tells The Ann Arbor News that Ann Arbor's minus 11 reading broke 1905's record of minus 10.

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