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A powerful storm is bringing massive snowfall, powerful winds, and bone chilling temperatures

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New York City Friday morning. New York City Friday morning.

(NBC) - A massive winter storm dumped 20 inches on parts of New England and looked set to cripple parts of the Midwest and Northeast on Friday as millions faced bone-chilling temperatures.

Winter storm warnings and advisories were in effect in at least 22 states, stretching from Chicago through the New York tri-state region into New England and affecting an area home to more than 90 million people.

The high temperature in New York City will be in the teens on Friday during the day and drop to between 5 and 8 degrees in the evening, with the wind chill making it feel well below zero.

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In Siouxland:

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - The midwest isn't getting missed by the cold weather. KTIV's Ben Dorenbach says Siouxland will see its next Arctic blast of air starting Saturday night. Temperatures will only reach the single digits for highs on Sunday accompanied by a chance of light snow. 

The National Weather Service is predicting a "Cold Outbreak" for January 5 - 7 in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. 

They say wind chill values on Sunday night into Monday could be in the -39 to -44 degree range.

Meteorologists say that hypothermia and frostbite could occur if you are exposed to these frigid conditions. 

Here are 6 cold weather safety reminders:

1. Protect your skin, all of it!

2. Cover your face with a scarf or headgear

3. Use mittens or gloves

4. Wear a stocking hat

5. Wear layers of light, dry, loose fitting clothing

6. Don't forget about pets

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