Wind Chill advisories issued for most of South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The National Weather Service has announced a Wind Chill Warning that will be in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday in a number of South Dakota counties.

What to expect in the warning area: dangerously cold wind chills — wind chills as low as 45 degrees below zero. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Patchy, blowing snow is likely through midnight.

A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect for a number of West River counties. Wind chill in these areas could be as low as 35 degrees below zero, and blowing snow is likely to last through midnight.

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