Sponsored By
An organization or individual has paid for the creation of this work but did not approve or review it.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

“Life-threatening” conditions, dangerous wind chills descend on region

Frigid temperatures and winds will create "life-threatening" conditions in the Red River Valley region through noon on Monday, the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks reported on Sunday.

Frigid temperatures and winds will create “life-threatening” conditions in the Red River Valley region through noon on Monday, the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks reported on Sunday.

Wind chills of 40 to 50 degrees below zero are predicted.

Dangerously low wind chill values threaten an area extending from Bottineau, Rugby and Harvey, N.D., in the west to Roseau, Thief River Falls and Detroit Lakes, Minn., in the east. The affected area extends beyond the Canadian border and south of Fargo.     

Such extreme wind chills “will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken,” the NWS said.   

 

Related Topics: WEATHER
Pamela Knudson is a features and arts/entertainment writer for the Grand Forks Herald.

She has worked for the Herald since 2011 and has covered a wide variety of topics, including the latest performances in the region and health topics.

Pamela can be reached at pknudson@gfherald.com or (701) 780-1107.
What To Read Next
Josh Sipes was watching an in-flight movie when he became aware the flight crew were asking for help assisting a woman who was experiencing a medical problem.
Nonprofit hospitals are required to provide free or discounted care, also known as charity care; yet eligibility and application requirements vary across hospitals. Could you qualify? We found out.
Crisis pregnancy centers received almost $3 million in taxpayer funds in 2022. Soon, sharing only medically accurate information could be a prerequisite for funding.
The Grand Forks Blue Zones Project, which hopes to make Grand Forks not just a healthier city but a closer community, is hosting an event on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Empire Arts Center from 3-5 p.m.