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HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING

January 30, 2015

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
EST SATURDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY…NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY
ROUGHLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80…AND MUCH OF SOUTHERN
CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES…HAZARDOUS WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILLS…AS LOW AS 15 TO 20 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN
THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOWER TEENS…AND NORTHWEST WINDS
SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

* TIMING…FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS THAT COULD LEAD TO
FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU
VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A WIND REPELLENT COAT…HAT
AND GLOVES.

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