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Cold and zero-degree wind chill in forecast

Posted: January 23, 2014 - 3:33pm

Low temperatures mixed with northerly winds made for wind chill temperatures as low as four and five degrees Thursday, and the National Weather Service of Little Rock predicts only slightly warmer conditions Friday.

Temperatures top out Friday in the upper 30s, with coldest wind chill readings at 7 to 12 degrees.

Conditions will warm up Saturday and Sunday with highs in the mid and upper 50s, but temperatures will fall to the upper 20s each night, according to the weather service.

The chill returns Monday with highs in the mid 30s and a low around 14 degrees.

Wind chill readings Monday may be 3 to 8 degrees.

Tuesday and Wednesday are not predicted to be much warmer, and Tuesday’s low is around seven degrees.

The wind chill overnight Tuesday may be zero, according to the weather service.

Precipitation is not in the local forecast, and a burn ban remains in effect for Faulkner County.

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