Bitter cold continues to batter Chicago area

CHICAGO --  A Wind Chill Advisory for Chicagoland has expired, but subzero wind chills are sticking around for a while.

In fact, Chicago recorded its coldest temperature of 2017 at O'Hare Airport Wednesday morning. Chicago’s official observing site there hit a yearly low of -4°, touching a wind chill of -21°.

Below is a listing of the lowest temperatures and coldest wind chills recorded at area airport locations Wednesday morning:

Aurora/Sugar Grove…-15/-29
Rochelle…-14/-23
Morris…-13/-24
Peru/Ottawa…-12/-26
Pontiac…-11/-14
DeKalb…-10/-25
Kankakee…-10/-21
Rensselaer, IN…-9/-15
Rockford…-8/-20
Romeoville…-9/-18
DuPage/West Chicago…-8/-24
Waukegan…-6/-19
Joliet…-5/-13
O’Hare…-4/-21
Lansing…-4/-14
Welling/Palwaukee…-3/-19
Midway…-2/-18
Valparaiso, IN…-2/-20
Gary, IN…-2/-19
Northerly Island…0/-18

Warming centers are open in the city and suburbs. If you need help or know someone who does, call 3-1-1 to find out what resources are available.