How low did the wind chills drop in a single day?


Temperatures continued to plummet early Sunday morning after a brief reprieve and spring-like weather.

On Sunday, forecasters warned the wind chill will plunge parts of New Jersey into the lower single digits or below zero temperatures.

The National Weather Service expects a frigid morning with temperatures in the afternoon struggling to reach past the mid-20s. As of 5 a.m. the wind chill in Newark was at 1 degree. 

Expected temperatures Sunday morning.  

Lows will range from the single digits to the teens but with the wind chill, it could feel close to -10 degrees in some parts of the state. 

Newark is forecasted to feel as low as -2 degrees, West Milford could drop to -8 degrees with wind chill and Montgomery to -10 degrees, the National Weather Service said.  

Forecasters said any standing water will freeze and warned residents to drive and walk with caution. 

The brutal cold is predicted to remain all week after it briefly warmup on Friday, with temperatures were recorded in the low 60s.

Karen Yi may be reached at kyi@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter at @karen_yi or on Facebook



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