Dangerously cold temperatures land in the Tri-State

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N.J. Burkett has the details from Kew Gardens. Credit: Mickey / Instagram: @mickmicknyc (Credit: Mickey / Instagram: @mickmicknyc)

The coldest temperatures of the winter have landed in the Tri-State region, with strong winds that make it feel even colder.

Tuesday morning temperatures started off in the low 20s, but wind chills dipped to -1 in Trenton and White Plains, and even just 5 degrees in Central Park.

Winds gusts of 30 mph or more are factored into the wind chill, and certainly caused the cold to feel more bone-chilling.

Most people dressed for functionality, but some used the cold as a chance to show off their fashion sense.
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Shirleen Allicot reports from Harlem on how New Yorkers are coping with the cold.

Throughout the region, there's no shortage of posts about the frigid temperatures.

Everyone seems to have their own trick to staying warm:

One New Yorker posted what the wind was like in what appears to be a construction site in Manhattan:

But even with the freezing cold, it's tough to not take a moment and admire the city's architecture:

At least it looks great, right?

But the cold temperatures are mild compared to the possible winter storm that is in the forecast for the weekend. Stay with the AccuWeather team for the latest on the forecast.

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