SIOUX CITY -- Bitter cold temperatures are forecast for Sioux City through at least Wednesday night.
Janice Maldonado, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said temperatures early Monday morning could be as cold as 9 degrees above, with wind chill values as low as 13 degrees below zero.
Temperatures won't rebound much during the day Monday, with the high temperature pegged around 13 degrees. Wind chill values for the warmest part of the day are expected to remain below zero.
The highest temperatures forecast Tuesday, about 9 degrees, will be just after midnight, after which the temperature will steadily fall. Temperatures late Tuesday night are forecast around 12 degrees below zero, with a wind chill around 38 degrees below.
During the early morning hours Wednesday, temperatures are pegged around negative 20 degrees. Wind chill could drag that down to minus 45 degrees.
Daytime temperatures are not expected to rise above zero Wednesday. A wind chill watch will be in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday through noon Wednesday.