Arctic Blast: Fredericksburg Weather Timeline for Reaching '11 Below Zero'

Prepare for extreme cold.

Extreme cold.  File photo by Susan Larson.
Extreme cold. File photo by Susan Larson.
A blast of Arctic air will reach the Fredericksburg region overnight Monday.  The National Weather Service has issued a "Wind Chill Advisory" from midnight through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Monday's daytime high of 47 will gradually decline to about six degrees Monday night, with a west wind of 17 to 21 mph bringing wind chill values as low as -7.

Clear, sunny skies are expected Tuesday, with a high near 18. Wind chill values could be as low as -11, with a west wind of 14 to 16 mph.

The wind should calm Tuesday evening.  The overnight low is predicted to be about 11 degrees.

Wednesday's daytime high of 34 will barely break the freezing mark.

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