UNDATED (WKZO) -- Arctic temperatures are expected to hover around southern Michigan for most of the week, and the National Weather Service says overnight wind chill readings in some areas were 20 degrees below zero or greater.
If you must go out, wear layered loose-fitting clothing, gloves and hats in these temperatures.Borgess E.R. Doctor David Rossi says your hands and feet will tell you when its time to go in they will be come painful and will sting. .
He says ignoring those warnings is how alcoholics and drug abusers wind up losing fingers, and sometimes their lives. He says the elderly and the very young are also vulnerable.
A number of schools were closed yesterday and some began announcing last night that they would be closed again this morning, and officials are advising people not to be out in the cold unless necessary.