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Wind chill advisory in place for Lyon, most surrounding counties

Our wind chill warning may be over, but the nasty cold air hasn't totally left the area yet.

A wind chill advisory is now in place for Lyon and all surrounding counties until 9 am Tuesday. Wind chills could be 15 to 22 below overnight.

This follows brutally cold conditions, with Emporia bottoming out at -13 early Monday and suffering through wind chills as low as -28. The cold Monday morning rivaled several other dates of note the past 60 years. Low temperatures sank to -8 on Feb. 10, 2011, according to the National Weather Service. They also bottomed out at -11 on Jan. 9, 2010 and at -16 on Jan. 4, 1959.

Some people have to be out in the elements, regardless of how bad they get. City Sanitation foreman Tony Tollette says his crews had taken a lot of precautions.

Letter carrier Janet Way was warmly bundled for the weather.

Ranchers like Brian Keith are doing their best to stay warm while keeping their cattle warm and hydrated at the same time.

Thankfully, temperatures will warm rapidly. Highs Tuesday could be in the mid-30s.

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KVOE News reporter AJ Dome contributed to this report.

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