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Bitter cold is back
MONROE - Dangerously cold weather has returned to the area, with wind chills expected to reach as low as -30 degrees today, Jan. 24.

A wind chill advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. today, and a winter weather advisory is in effect today from 8 a.m. to midnight, according to the National Weather Service.

Southwest winds today are expected to cause reduced visibility and snow-covered roads for drivers, with gusts of 30 to 40 mph winds expected. Light snow is expected by the afternoon, with accumulations of about an inch by late evening. The blowing and drifting snow is expected to last from mid-morning into the evening.

Weather Central forecasts a high temperature of 25 degrees for today and a high of 15 for Saturday, Jan. 25.

More snow is expected for Sunday, Jan. 26 with a high of 20 degrees and low of -9.

Bitter cold temperatures are expected through Wednesday of next week, with high temperatures of -5 degrees on Monday, Jan. 27, -4 degrees on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and 7 degrees on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

For the complete weather forecast, see Page A6.