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Arctic avengers strike again?

Posted at 7:36 PM, Jan 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-25 14:49:44-05

Remember the extreme cold we experienced at the beginning of January? Well, it will be back! Air of arctic origin is expected to make it's way back to the deep south starting on Tuesday. Overnight lows will be in the lower-middle 20s for three consecutive nights. This arctic blast could be even colder than the one we saw at the beginning of January. 

This cold can bring frostbite, frozen pipes, and hypothermia to areas of the mid-west and northeast where the cold will be much more dangerous. Wind chills in the upper Great Plains will be as low as -60. With the return of this arctic air some models are hinting at some sort of wintry precipitation overnight Tuesday. All of the right ingredients would have to happen at the perfect time in order for this too happen. It is too early to say exactly what we will see here in the Big Bend, but it does look like there is a 20% chance to see either rain/sleet/freezing rain/or snow across portions of the viewing area. 

The ABC 27 Storm Team will keep you posted as the event gets closer.