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Temperatures of -16 Recorded in Monroe County on Tuesday Morning, 1,500 Without Power in Brooke County

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A wind chill advisory expires at 1 p.m. Tuesday for the Ohio Valley.

Temperatures at 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning had already dropped to -16 in New Philadelphia and Woodsfield.  A temperature of -9 was recorded in Wheeling.

Meanwhile, Mon Power reported that 1,500 people were without power early Tuesday morning, primarily in the Wellsburg area. Power is estimated to be restored by 9:30 a.m.

Due to the cold temperatures, the Wheeling Sanitation and Recycling Department will not operate its regular trash collection schedule on Tuesday. Trash collection for Wheeling residents will resume Wednesday and be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has also rescheduled live greyhound races because of weather concerns.

No live races will be held Tuesday and Wednesday. Live races will return on Thursday.

Those seeking relief from the cold can go to the following warming centers in Belmont County:
Bellaire Salvation Army, 315-37th Street, Bellaire 740-676-6225
Colerain Fire Company Social Hall, State Route 250, Colerain 740-699-0425
Spirit of 76 Fire Department,53890 Key-Bellaire Road, Bellaire 740-676-7676
Flushing United Methodist Church, Flushing 740-968-0928
Flushing Christian Church, 201 E. High Street, Flushing 740-968-4476
Grace Presbyterian Church, 7 North 4th Street, Martins Ferry 740-633-6417
Martins Ferry Schools, 5001 Ayers Limestone Road, Martins Ferry 740-310-4550
Neffs United Methodist Church, 54047 Belmont Street, Neffs 740-676-3450
Thoburn United Methodist Church, 209 E. Main Street, St. Clairsville 740-695-2893
Powhatan Point Municipal Building, 104 Mellott Street, Powhatan Point 740-391-0105
Yorkville United Methodist Church, 121 Third Street, Yorkville 740-859-3013

You are asked to call ahead so that arrangements can be made.

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