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Dangerous cold once again descended on the city and suburbs. Overnight into Tuesday morning, temps could drop to -15 or even -20 in Chicago.
Forecasters say the weather pattern that's brought the repeated arctic assault to the Midwest is unusual. In central Illinois, most areas are on track to record one of the top 10 coldest winter seasons on record.
The National Weather Service says the Monday morning wind chill was 39 below zero at Aurora Municipal Airport. In DeKalb, the wind chill dropped to 32 below zero. In Kankakee, the wind chill was negative 35.