Frigid wind chills could make Thanksgiving coldest on record

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Dangerously cold wind chills, as well as the potential for record-breaking cold, is on the way for Thanksgiving Day across parts of New Jersey.

The Garden State is expected to get a blast of arctic air, which could make this Thanksgiving the coldest on record.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Mike Favetta says temperatures Thursday will be in the high-20s, with sunny skies. Favetta says wind chills will make it feel like between 0 and 10 degrees. Afternoon highs will be at an all-time record cold event for the day. Exposed skin for longer than one hour to such extreme cold is subject to numbness, or early signs of frostbite.

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Wednesday is expected to see temperatures in the mid-40s, with a mixture of sun and clouds.

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Temperatures overnight will drop into the low-20s, with a few clouds throughout the overnight hours.

Friday should see sunny skies. Temperatures will be in the low-30s.

Stay with News 12 New Jersey for the latest weather information.

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