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Wind Chill Advisory

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  Original Published: 1/23/2014

WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST FRIDAY... * WIND CHILL READINGS...10 TO 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. * WINDS...ROUGHLY 10 TO 20 MPH TODAY AND TONIGHT. INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH FRIDAY. * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 6 TO 12 TODAY. LOWS TONIGHT ZERO TO 5 BELOW. HIGHS FRIDAY MID TEENS. * IMPACTS...HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR RAPIDLY IN THOSE UNPREPARED FOR THE COLD. ANY EXPOSED SKIN CAN EXPERIENCE FROSTBITE WITHIN A FEW MINUTES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND COMBINES WITH THE TEMPERATURE TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS OR MORE. IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

   
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