From fun to frigid
Jasslyn Herrmann, 8, tunneled through the snow Monday while taking advantage of another snow day with her grandmother in Dixon. Students enjoyed a day off school again after the area was walloped with another wintry blast of snow overnight. Jasslyn, and just about everyone else who doesn’t have to be outside, will want to hunker down inside over the next couple days as Mother Nature follows her snow show with a frigid blast and gives the mercury a sinking feeling, pushing into dangerously low territory. Tuesday’s high is forecast at 1 degree, with wind chills reaching 30 below during the day. Tuesday night will get even worse, when the temperature drops to 25 below and the wind chill to 50 below. Not cold enough for you? Just wait for Wednesday, when the high will reach 14 below, dropping to 30 below at night, with the wind chill sinking to 44 below. The weather will warm up Thursday to a blustery 2 below, and the weekend will feel like a heat wave, with temperatures reaching the low 40s by Sunday.