Columbia faces wind chill advisory Thursday

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 10:48 a.m. CST

COLUMBIA — After being bombarded by snow, Columbia faces a wind chill advisory Thursday morning.

Columbia's Thursday low of minus 6 degrees is just one degree shy of the city's record low on Feb. 6 — minus 7 degrees in 1982. Thursday's wind chill is expected to be minus 15 degrees.

The city is expected to receive another half inch of snowfall Friday night through Saturday morning, National Weather Service meteorologist Jayson Gosselin said.

While Saturday's high is 31 degrees, temperatures will drop below 20 degrees on Sunday and will stay low until Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service, here are some high and low temperatures around the country Thursday:

  • Columbia: high of 9 degrees, low of minus 6 degrees
  • St. Louis: high of 12 degrees, low of zero degrees
  • Kansas City: high of 10 degrees, low of minus 4 degrees
  • Chicago: high of 12 degrees, low of minus 1 degree
  • Indianapolis: high of 12 degrees, low of minus 4 degrees

  • Dallas: high of 29 degrees, low of 22 degrees
  • Los Angeles: high of 60 degrees, low of 52 degrees
  • Minneapolis: high of 4 degrees, low of minus 7 degrees
  • Boston: high of 27 degrees, low of 13 degrees
  • Anchorage, Alaska: high of 24 degrees, low of 14 degrees

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