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Wind Chill Advisory

February 6, 2014

Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
937 PM EST THU FEB 6 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST FRIDAY…

* HAZARD TYPES…VERY COLD WIND CHILL READINGS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING…WIND CHILLS WILL BECOME DANGEROUSLY LOW OVERNIGHT…REMAINING THAT WAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

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

* WINDS…WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE WEST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

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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