South Jersey faces low temperatures, wind chills of -15

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A combination of gusty winds and record low temperatures will send South Jersey wind chills to 15-20 degrees below zero during the sunrise hours of Saturday, Jan. 4, according to a National Weather Service forecast./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A combination of gusty winds and record low temperatures will send South Jersey wind chills to 15-20 degrees below zero during the sunrise hours of Saturday, Jan. 4, according to a National Weather Service forecast./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com A combination of gusty winds and record low temperatures will send South Jersey wind chills to 15-20 degrees below zero during the sunrise hours of Saturday, Jan. 4, according to a National Weather Service forecast.

Arctic outbreak invades South Jersey

An arctic outbreak that pushed this morning’s snow storm out to sea will intensify through out the day on Friday, Jan. 3, setting up for record or near-record morning low temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.

The official record low for Jan. 4 is 0 degrees and monitored at the Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township. That’s where the National Weather Service keeps readings for its daily record low or record high temperatures.

Record lows expected in South Jersey

The National Weather Service is forecasting Atlantic County temperatures to drop to -2 in the western portions of Atlantic County and between 0 and 2 degrees closer to the Garden State Parkway.

The record low temperatures will lead to dangerously cold wind chills, the National Weather Service said. 

Dangerous wind chills in South Jersey

Wind chill readings will drop to below zero along the coast, -7 around the Garden State Parkway. However, wind chill readings will drop even further and range between -13 and -15 in an area of stretching from Millville to Hammonton and along the New Jersey Turnpike, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

After a cold start, temperatures will warm up and climb into the middle- to upper-20s on Saturday, Jan. 4, the National Weather Service said.

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