Brutally cold air will leave the KVOE listening area this week, but not before adjusting lives and schedules Sunday and Monday.
Air temperatures sank to -13 with wind chills down to -28 in Emporia early Monday, so wind chill warnings and advisories blanket the area until noon.
A wind chill warning remains in effect for Lyon and surrounding counties until 12pm Monday. Wind chill values are forecasted to drop as low as -25 below to -31 below zero.
Close to 35 vendors filled White Auditorium during the KVOE Bridal Experience Sunday. Brides-to-be and their families braved the Arctic cold outside, to browse the latest bridal fashions and accessories inside.
Light snowfall Saturday is setting the stage for a frigid night Sunday.
Overnight lows could approach -10 and wind chills could go below -25, and a wind chill warning is now in effect from 6 pm Sunday to noon Monday for Lyon and most surrounding counties.
A heat lamp caused a dog house to catch fire Sunday morning, but no injuries were reported.
The city of Burlington is under a boil water advisory ordered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Sunday.
Using a boxing analogy, Mother Nature is set to throw a jab-haymaker combination at east central Kansas through Monday morning.
National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Gargan is not anticipating much in the way of snowfall Saturday, with three inches of snow an absolute maximum for most of the state.
Thankfully, there were no injuries after fire developed in an apartment in north central Emporia on Saturday morning.
The call to 1215 Sylvan No. 7 came in around 8:40 am. Fire Battalion Chief Steve Kuhlmann says everybody was out when fire crews arrived.