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Bethel Public Schools on a 2-Hour Delay, Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, Due to Extreme Cold Temps. Weather Advisory

Report by Paula Antolini, January 21, 2019, 9:07PM EDT

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

“The Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 hour delay, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 due to a weather advisory for extreme cold temperatures.”

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:

ANOTHER NIGHT OF BELOW ZERO COLD INLAND AND BELOW ZERO WIND…

CHILLS THROUGHOUT TONIGHT…

As temperatures tonight fall back to below zero well inland and into the single digits most elsewhere, wind chills will remain at least a few degrees colder as brisk northwest winds take some time to diminish. Wind chills will be mostly 5 to 10 below zero, but may reach 15 below in a few inland spots, mainly in the higher elevations.

Temperatures and wind chills will both moderate by Tuesday afternoon as the core of the Arctic air mass bringing us this cold begins to slide east.

Make sure to bundle up and wear a hat and gloves if heading outdoors tonight into Tuesday morning.

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Detailed Forecast

Tonight

Clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Northwest wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 17. Light and variable wind.

Wednesday

A chance of snow and sleet before 9am, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 9am and noon, then rain likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

Wednesday Night

Rain. Temperature rising to around 46 by 3am. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday

Rain. Temperature falling to around 39 by 5pm. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Friday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 33.

Sunday Night

A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

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