Frigid start with wind chill advisory in place; expect warmer temperatures for weekend

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It's the coldest start in quite some time with wind chills in the subzero range! It's dangerous if you're out for too long, so please dress appropriately while outside and keep your pets in mind. Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 11 a.m. for most of the area. On the brighter side, plenty of sunshine and dry weather will hold for the entire day. Afternoon temperatures will reach the upper teens, roughly 20-25° below the average high of 39°.

Our next system moves in tomorrow (Friday) by late afternoon. It's a complicated forecast with multiple types of precipitation falling through the state. I believe by Friday evening light snow may begin to fall, especially from Indianapolis and points north. This should begin to mix with sleet, too, as temperatures remain below 32 degrees with warmer air aloft. By early Saturday morning, temperatures will continue to climb eventually reaching the middle 30s, as rain begins to work in. Most of Saturday afternoon will be "mild" with middle 40s, while rain continues to fall at times. A sharp cold front will eventually pass late Saturday night and flip this back to snow with light amounts accumulating. For now, roads and travel impact will be the worst Friday night in spots and again Sunday morning.

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