Jennifer Edwards Baker reports:
Brutally cold air settled in overnight, pushing temperatures to at or just below 0 this morning with wind chills in the negative numbers in the northern Cincinnati suburbs.
It’s minus 4 at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. WInd chills have been as low as negative 17 this morning, but winds are calm at this hour.
Earlier today, it was minus 7 in Butler County’s Hamilton.
A wind chill advisory expired at 9:30 a.m. for Butler and Warren counties. Winds made it feel as low as 5 to 15 below zero.
Road crews in Cincinnati continued clearing primary and residential streets overnight and say they plan to continue today. Black ice could have developed on bridges, overpasses and some streets.
“Much more work on residentials today,” the city’s public services department tweeted shortly after 4 a.m. “REFREEZE IS MAJOR ISSUE–VERY ICY COMMUTE THIS AM!”