Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect; nasty wintry mix for weekend

A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect Thursday. Wind chills are expected to be below zero overnight.

The arctic blast will continue from Thursday into Friday!

UPDATE - 2/19/15 - 12 P.M.

Daytime highs on Thursday will be in the teens. Temperatures tonight will hit 25 to 30 degrees below normal. Wind chills will be in the single digits

A slight warmup over the weekend also involves a nasty wintry mix Saturday into Sunday.

Temperatures fall again as we get into next week.

UPDATE - 9:32 P.M.

Numerous closings and delays have been announced for Thursday:

In Virginia:

Stafford County - Closed
Fredericksburg City - Closed
Spotsylvania County - Closed
Loudoun County - 2 hour delay
Culpeper County - 2 hour delay

In Maryland:

Allegany County - Closed
Garrett County - Closed
Calvert County - 2 hour delay
Baden Elementary School in Prince George's County - Closed due to mechanical issues

Check the full list of closings and delays here.

UPDATE - 9:17 P.M.

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reports two more people have died as a result of the cold weather, bringing the total number of cold-related deaths to 21 in Maryland this winter.

UPDATE - 5:26 P.M.

Spotsylvania County Public Schools will be closed on Thursday. 12-month employees are Code 2. Stay with the latest weather closings and delays here: http://www.myfoxdc.com/category/239079/closings

UPDATE - 5:20 P.M.

With the arctic blast heading our way this evening, Charles County have opened warming centers to the public during regular business hours during this freezing weather. More details here.

UPDATE - 3:36 P.M.

Maryland State Highway Administration warns drivers to leave early and plan for delays. 

UPDATE - 3:30 P.M.

Montgomery County Public Schools has canceled all school-sponsored afternoon and evening activities. Click here for the full list of closings and delays.


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