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Polar Vortex Causes Extreme Wind Chills

Jan 30, 2019

(Omaha, NE)  --  A polar vortex is causing dangerous wind chills in Nebraska.  A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for eastern Nebraska including Omaha until noon, and a Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect from today at noon until 9:00 tomorrow morning.  Wind chills in the impacted area could reach 40-degrees-below-zero.  Officials are warning that exposure to the cold temperatures could lead to frostbite and hypothermia within minutes.