Marquette, MI – February 15, 2021 – The National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township says there is a Wind Chill Advisory posted for the central U.P. until 11:00 o’clock this morning. Very cold wind chills are happening this morning around the region, with some as low as 35 below well inland.
The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Use caution if you are heading outside, and be sure to wear appropriate clothing.
Several area school districts are closed today as a result of the cold weather:
Marquette Area Public Schools
Father Marquette Catholic Academy
Gwinn Area Community Schools
Ishpeming Public Schools
Ishpeming Head Start
Negaunee Public Schools
NICE Community Schools
Powell Township Schools
Wells Township Schools
Redeemer Lutheran Pre-School in Marquette
Child care remains open
Christ the King Pre-School in Ishpeming
-mediaBrew Communications News