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    Detroit: Dangerous Cold to Continue Through Tuesday

    By By Alex Sosnowski, senior meteorologist.
    January 08, 2014, 1:07:32 AM EST

    Conditions outdoors through Tuesday will make it dangerous to be outdoors for long periods of time without being properly dressed in the Detroit area.

    RealFeel® temperatures will dip to minus 40 degrees and lower Monday night and will remain below zero through the day Tuesday.

    Despite some sunshine, actual high temperatures will struggle to reach above zero in the metro area.


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    Tuesday morning will be the coldest since Jan. 16, 2009, at Detroit Metro Airport.

    A daily record low for the city set in 1942 may be broken. During the World War II era Tuesday, the temperature plunged to minus 5 degrees.

    There is some good news for folks struggling with the cold.


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    Temperatures will slowly trend upward later this week and may approach 40 degrees over the weekend.

    RELATED:
    Detailed Detroit Forecast
    Detroit Interactive Weather Radar
    Current Winter Weather Advisories

    Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking the brutal cold and when the next warmup is in store.

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