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Wind Chill Watch/Winter Weather Advisory/Wind Chill Warning

January 26, 2014

Wind Chill Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
Wind Chill Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
409 PM EST SUN JAN 26 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MONDAY…
…WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY…
…WIND CHILL WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.

* TIMING…ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL PICK UP TONIGHT AND WILL DECREASE SLIGHTLY THROUGH THE DAY ON MONDAY. WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW. BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS WILL ARRIVE BY MONDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH.

* WINDS…BECOMING WESTERLY TONIGHT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…WILL DROP ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT. THE COLDEST VALUES OF AROUND NEGATIVE 10 TO NEGATIVE 15 WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…WILL BE AS LOW AS NEGATIVE 25 TO NEGATIVE 35.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE EXPECTED DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES FROM BLOWING SNOW AND LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE BITTER COLD.

* HAZARD TYPES…LIGHT SNOW…BLOWING SNOW…AND COLD WIND CHILL READINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BLOWING SNOW MAY ALSO LIMIT VISIBILITIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WIND CHILL WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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