KMOV.com) -- Temperatures across the St. Louis area dropped sharply Monday and will continue to fall throughout the week.
Monday’s high is expected to be around 25 degrees with partly cloudy skies and cold, dry conditions. The wind chill for tomorrow will be in the teens with winds blowing northwest around 10 miles per hour.
The temperature will drop Monday evening to around 22 degrees with light flurries as a possibility and mostly cloudy skies.
Wind chills for Tuesday are expected to be in the teens. However, on Wednesday, temperatures are expected to hit single digits with the wind chill well below zero. If it does, it would be the coldest air of the winter season. Thursday morning's low temperature could hit zero.
Officials in St. Louis have also said they plan on opening the Emergency Cold Weather Shelter tonight, located at the 12th and Park Rec Center in downtown. The shelter will be open each night from now until Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. for those who need to get out of the cold. They will also offer a hot meal and a warm place to sleep.
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