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'Life-threatening' temperatures hit record daily low in Chicago

Jan 30, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Temperatures fell early Wednesday to make it the coldest Jan. 30 in Chicago on record.

By 4 a.m., it was already minus 19 degrees, which beats the last record daily low of minus 15 on Jan. 30, 1966, the National Weather Service said.

Temperatures will continue to fall throughout Wednesday, possibly reaching between minus 20 and minus 28 degrees, the weather service said.

The windchill will reach "extremely dangerous" levels of 50 to 55 degrees below zero, the weather servic...