(1/22/13) All of Wisconsin remains below zero, as folks wake up to the coldest morning of the winter.
It was 20-below in Hayward at six o'clock, and Rhinelander had 19-below. Milwaukee had five-below, and several places in far southern Wisconsin were at minus-four. Wind-chill factors hit 40-below at Rhinelander, and minus-36 at Ashland. Light snow fell in the far north overnight, and other places had isolated flurries. The National Weather Service says parts of Wisconsin will have lows below-zero every night this week, but this morning was the worst of it. Hayward had an actual temperature of minus-23 during the night. Most parts of the state are expected to get above zero today – and tonight's lows are supposed to bottom out at 15-below in the far north. The far south could stay above zero, with lows of plus-two expected. More scattered flurries and light snow are possible every day through Friday.