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Wind chill advisory in effect until noon Saturday in areas of southeast Michigan

Wind chills of 10 to 25 below zero expected

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DETROIT – A wind chill advisory will be in effect until noon Saturday in Metro Detroit. 

The National Weather Service (NWS) said very cold wind chills that could cause frostbite should be expected. Frostbite could occur in as little as 30 minutes if skin is exposed, the NWS said.

Wind chills are expected to range from 10 below zero to 25 below zero. 

From the NWS: 

WHERE: All of southeast Michigan

Precautionary/preparedness actions: A wind chill advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves. 

The following counties are under the wind chill advisory until noon Saturday: 

  • Genesee
  • Lapeer
  • Livingston
  • Macomb
  • Oakland
  • St. Clair

Sanilac County is under a wind chill warning. Wind chills could drop to minus 26.


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