The National Weather Service announced on Saturday that a new Alaska wind chill record of -97 degrees had been set Friday, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
“Mother Nature has a cold heart this Valentine’s Day,” the NWS wrote on Facebook.
According to the Anchorage Daily News, the wind chill was recorded at Howard Pass with a temperature of -42 degrees and sustained wind of 71 mph.
The weather service warned that in such cold temperatures, frostbite can occur in just minutes if individuals fail to cover exposed skin.
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