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Wind Chill Advisory

February 6, 2014

Wind Chill Advisory

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST FRIDAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…VERY COLD WIND CHILL READINGS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…AS LOW AS 20 BELOW.

* TIMING…WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME DANGEROUSLY LOW THIS EVENING AND REMAIN THAT WAY INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE FROSTBITE.

* WINDS…WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

*TEMPERATURES…LOWS OF ZERO TO 7 BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WIND WILL COMBINE WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS BETWEEN 10 AND 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY… MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED.

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