Saturday, February 13, 2016

NWS issues updated Wind Chill Advisory


Message:NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-NY1255EA5896A0.WindChillAdvisory.1255EA677990NY.OKXWSWOKX.483ffe12746b5379e5339536f166d978from w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Sent:14:44 EST on 02-13-2016
Effective:14:44 EST on 02-13-2016
Expires:12:00 EST on 02-14-2016
Event:Wind Chill Advisory
Alert:
...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS INTO SUNDAY 
MORNING... 
 
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY... 
 
* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND AND PORTIONS OF 
NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY... 
 
* HAZARD TYPES...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS. 
 
* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY 
MORNING. 
 
* WIND CHILL...FROM 15 TO 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. 
 
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. 
 
* COLD IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO 
THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE 
FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID 
AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN 
PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. 
 
* WIND IMPACTS...SCATTERED TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES DOWNED. 
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.
Instructions:A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS... DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

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