Bitterly cold air leads to record lows, brutal wind chills in NJ

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Low temperature records are falling in New Jersey as bitterly cold wind has temperatures in the low single digits, with wind chills 10 to 20 degrees below zero.

The temperature at Newark Liberty International Airport was 1 degree Friday morning, beating a former record low of 5 degrees. The previous record was set in 1936.

The National Weather Service warned of wind chills of 10 to 20 degrees below zero with wind gusts up to 30 mph. A wind chill advisory is in effect until 11 a.m.

Some schools across the state are delaying their start times.

Saturday's temperature is forecast to be back up to 32 degrees. The National Weather Service says that 1 to 3 inches of snow are possible in southern and coastal New Jersey and 4 to 6 inches in the northwest.