Dangerous wind chills continue for the Upper Midwest; winds bring fire danger for California

A strong arctic cold front is bringing bitterly cold air and brisk, northwest winds to the Upper Midwest, creating dangerous wind chill values through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Some locations could see wind chill temperatures as low as 35 degrees below zero. Out west, a Santa Ana Wind event is bringing strong winds to parts of southern California. With dry conditions, increased fire danger is expected.