What Does -30 Feel Like, Anyway? Boston's Weekend Weather In Context

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston, get your winter gear ready. The oncoming weekend blast of arctic air is expected to bring bone-chilling temperatures to Greater Boston and the rest of Massachusetts.

A Wind Chill Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, which says Boston is in store for wind chills as low as -30 or lower on Friday night and Saturday morning. Accuweather's RealFeel puts that wind chill at -47. The real temperatures will be about -10. That number is almost unheard of in recent years, but a check-in with the rest of the globe demonstrates exactly how cold that really is:

With the kind of wind chills Boston is expecting the National Weather Service warned frostbite can occur on exposed skin within ten minutes.

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