Listen: Accuweather, Bob Larsen, O'hare Airport discussed on WBBM Afternoon News Update
"Afternoon. I'm Keith Johnson. I'm Chris cry del at O'Hare airport. The temperature is one degree the wind chill factor. Makes it minus seventeen. We'll have more about this. As we go along advisory in place for the Chicago area. And that's going to change to a warning this evening, we give update from AccuWeather meteorologist Bob Larsen. He's Hampshire's avid falling off over the past couple of hours at your holding steady much of the afternoon, and that drop will continue steadily right through the night to the point where we're going to break a record low for the date overnight record low for this date is fifteen below zero. We're projecting twenty more than twenty below zero by daybreak and factor in the wind makes Philippe and more harsh. The wind has custody will stay that way right through the night. It's going to produce dangerously dangerously low wind chills of forty to fifty below. Oh, when it's all said and done. That's why the advisory becomes a warning here fairly shortly. They wind chill warning. Then continues all the way to nude on Thursday despite sunshine tomorrow, we stay well below zero all day long, the actual temperature that is and real feel temperatures still thirty to forty below during the data are probably not quite as windy tomorrow night. But still absolutely frigid record-breaking Colo at twenty four below tomorrow night's record his twelve below zero the code eases up at the end of the weekend that much milder over the weekend. I'm AccuWeather meteorologist Bob Mars, NewsRadio seven eighty five point nine FM. On this cold the afternoon. Members of the night ministry visited several dozen homeless people today to check on them and try to get them at try to get them to go to indoor shelters. Lower Wacker drive piles of blankets and cardboard underneath those piles people who have no homes. Dr Ralph Ryan of the night ministry has an ear thermometer to check temperature says low all right. Your body temperatures low which means even though you're not shivering. You're to cold has any chance we can get you to a warming place. You know, where the warming shelters? Yeah. Okay. What do you need a bus card to get there? No need was. Okay. Because you should you should probably do that tonight because your body temperatures low, and it's really cold to them.."