Schools remain closed as dangerous cold continues

  • Associated Press
  • January 7, 2014 - 7:10 AM

MILWAUKEE — Dangerous arctic air continues to grip Wisconsin where schools remained closed for a second day this week.

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until noon Tuesday with forecasters promising some relief from the dangerous cold Wednesday. Milwaukee and Madison school districts are among those that remained closed.

Temperatures dipped to 26 below zero at Phillips early Tuesday and 24 below at Hayward and Ladysmith. We Energies crews worked to restore power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses in Dodge County Tuesday morning. The outage occurred in the Town of Clyman near Watertown.

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