Monday, January 06, 2014

Wind Chill Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM EST TUESDAY. 

  

* WIND CHILL...5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO.  

  

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. THE LOWEST WIND CHILLS ARE

  EXPECTED TO OCCUR AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY

  MORNING. 

  

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE TEENS THIS EVENING...THEN LOWS

  IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TONIGHT AND HIGHS IN THE TEENS TUESDAY. 

  

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. 

  

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS COULD THEN LEAD TO  

  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY. 

  

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN 

FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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