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Arctic Weekend

Arctic air is coming back for the weekend.  Another Arctic air mass is building into the area tonight.  The weather will be cloudy and blustery with temperatures dropping to near or below zero by morning and then staying there all day Saturday.  Brisk northerly winds 1q0-25 mph will create wind chill readings into the minus 20s late tonight and all day Saturday.  Saturday night looks extremely cold, with temperatures to around minus 20 or lower likely.  Expect a subzero high temperature Sunday.  Meteorologist John Wheeler

John Wheeler

John was born in Baton Rouge, LA, and grew up near Birmingham, Alabama. As a teenager, his family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and later to a small town in northeast Iowa. John traces his early interest in weather to the difference in climate between Alabama and Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in meteorology. Like any meteorologist, John is intrigued by extremes of weather, especially arctic air outbreaks and winter storms.  John has been known to say he prefers his summers to be hot but in winter, he prefers the cold.  When away from work, John enjoys long-distance running and reading.  John has been a meteorologist at WDAY since May of 1985.

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