The cold weather isn't over yet as wind chill warning is extended until Tuesday - East Idaho News

The cold weather isn’t over yet as wind chill warning is extended until Tuesday

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POCATELLO — A wind chill warning has been extended until Tuesday and dangerous temperatures could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

According to the National Weather Service in Pocatello, a wind chill warning set to expire in the eastern Idaho region at noon Monday has been extended to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The wind chill warning says temperatures have improved across portions of the area Monday morning, although dangerous wind chills are expected to continue.

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Wind chills as low as 30 degrees below zero can be expected across the Upper Snake Plain, Arco Desert, Upper Snake Highlands and into the eastern highlands. Wind chills as low as 15 to 25 below zero can be expected during the overnight hours and into the morning hours on Tuesday across the lower Snake Plain, the warning said.

The places affected include Shoshone, Carey, Pocatello, Blackfoot, Shelley, Fort Hall, Burley, Rupert, Oakley, Victor, Challis, Stanley, Ketchum, Hailey, Bellevue, Malta, Rockland, McCammon, Downey, Montpelier, Soda Springs, Grace, Wayan and surrounding areas.

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Other places that have a wind chill warning in place are Monida Pass, Dubois, Spencer, Edie School and Small. Wind chills will be around ten below zero Monday afternoon and drop into the 20 to 30 below zero range overnight and into Tuesday morning.

The warning says to avoid outside activities if possible.

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