Frigid arctic air mass arrives in Nashville mid-week

Single digit lows likely

Sub-zero temps crossing Canadian border on Sunday morning

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Check out the temperatures on Sunday morning dropping out of Canada into the northern U.S.

Arctic Blast 1

That air mass enters Middle Tennessee Tuesday night, dropping temps to teens Wednesday morning, with highs on Wednesday and Thursday only in the mid 20s!

Arcit Blast 2

The lows on Thursday morning should be in the single digits, running around 6° in Nashville.

The winds on Wednesday will be blowing 15-25 mph from the northwest, and that puts the wind chill at 9°-13° when the actual temperature is 25°.

Wind chill chart shows 9°-13° wind chill when wind is 15-25mph at 25°.
Wind chill chart shows 9°-13° wind chill when wind is 15-25mph at 25°.

We should be below freezing for 60 hours or more.

Preparations for these temperatures include wrapping and protecting exposed pipes, checking anti-freeze in automobiles, and putting extra blankets and coats in your car as a cold weather safety kit. Of course, bring in pets and dress the kids warm heading to the bus stop for Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

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