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Winter Weather Advisory/Wind Chill Warning

January 27, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory
Wind Chill Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
316 AM EST MON JAN 27 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY…
…WIND CHILL WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY…
…WIND CHILL WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS CANCELLED THE WIND CHILL WATCH.

* TIMING…EARLY MORNING SNOW SHOWERS COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN A NEW COATING OF SNOW AND ADDITIONAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES AND WIND CHILLS WILL ARRIVE BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN AN INCH.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…BITTER COLD TEMPERATURES WILL FALL THROUGH THE SINGLE DIGITS TODAY. THE COLDEST VALUES OF 10 BELOW TO 15 BELOW WILL OCCUR TONIGHT.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…DANGEROUS WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE IN THE 10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO RANGE TODAY…FALLING AS LOW AS 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO TONIGHT. WIND CHILLS WILL BE IN THE 10 TO 20 BELOW ZERO RANGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON…FALLING TO 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT.

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

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ARE EXPECTED DUE TO BLOWING SNOW AND LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. RE-FREEZING ON UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS TEMPERATURES RAPIDLY FALL. FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR WITH EXPOSURE TO THE BITTER COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW OR BLOWING 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 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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