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Chicago weather: Cold temperatures move in; Wind Chill Advisory in effect

CHICAGO (WLS) — The snow has ended but temperatures have plunged with wind chills below zero Friday morning.

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Lake (Ill.), McHenry and Will counties until 10 a.m. Friday.

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Wind chills will reach as low as -20, which the National Weather Service says can cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

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The weather has led to a few schools in the area to be closed Friday. For a full list, click here.

The bitter cold comes after another round of snow, with some places getting as much as five inches of snow.

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Friday will be sunny and temperatures will warm up over the weekend.

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Source: ABC7 Chicago

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