Joshua Morrison/News The sign at the First-Knox National Bank on Blackjack Road reads negative two degrees this morning. Temperatures will remain in the low double digits the next few days, with the wind chill making it feel like 15 below.

Joshua Morrison/Mount Vernon News

The sign at the First-Knox National Bank on Blackjack Road reads negative two degrees this morning. Temperatures will remain in the low double digits the next few days, with the wind chill making it feel like 15 below. Request this photo

 


From AP and News reports

MOUNT VERNON — Temperatures dipped below zero overnight on Mount Vernon’s southside and central Ohio residents should get used to the bitter cold through the new year. Forecast for today is sunny with a high of 14 degrees. Thursday’s high is expected to reach 21 with a climb to 25 on Friday. Temperatures will dip down into the teens Saturday through Tuesday.

Forecasters warn of sub-zero frigid arctic air and dangerously cold wind chills in much of the US.

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