National Weather Service forecasters say there is no relief for at least the next week from the bone chilling temperatures.
The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Hard Freeze Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 10 a.m. Monday morning. The expected low is near minus 5, he said, and the frigid wind chills could cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
The first week of 2018 will remain cold, but sunny. The wind chill advisory for southeastern MI is from 9 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Monday. New Year's Eve, until 9 a.m.
Cold temperatures are expected to continue into New Year's Day, with a high of around 15 degrees and a low of around 3 degrees. Expect wind chills are expected to range from 10 below zero to 25 below zero for portions of northern IN, southwest MI and northwest Ohio.
An arctic air mass will settle south into the region today, with temperatures falling well below freezing tonight.