The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a wind chill warning for the Regional Radio listening area, from 9pm Tuesday until noon on Thursday.
The Weather Service says dangerously cold wind chills as low as 30 to 40 below, are expected during the next several days.
And, they add that with wind chills this cold, frostbite can occur in exposed skin in as little as 5 to 10 minutes.
Wear multiple layers of clothing, and pay close attention to your feet, fingers, and face.
Warming Centers are open in Christian County at the Christian County Senior Center, Stonington Fire House and Pana Community Hospital Emergency Room area.
In Shelby County, warming centers are availabe in almost any government building during business hours. If extra assistance is needed call 774-3941
Moultrie County has the East View Terrace and Mason Point Nursing homes open.
Montgomery does not have any centers open, but if help is needed call 532-9511.