Dangerous Deep Freeze Descends on Detroit

Quinn Klinefelter/WDET

Metro Detroit is plunging into dangerously-cold conditions.

Forecasters say a mass of arctic air – the infamous polar vortex – is hovering over the Midwest, producing wind chills of as much as 35 degrees below zero or more Fahrenheit throughout Michigan.

It’s even colder in the northern portions of the state.

National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Arnold tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter the frosty conditions could freeze exposed skin within minutes.

 

Click on the audio link above to hear the full interview

Image credit: Quinn Klinefelter/WDET

About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.

qklinefelter@wdet.org  

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