Wind Chill Advisories in effect Wed. evening through Thu. morning

Weather

January 22nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES: WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY; MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-and POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES: WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CST THURSDAY; MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-and PAGE COUNTIES:  WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CST THURSDAY

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILLS OF 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING…WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO 20 BELOW OR COLDER EARLY THIS EVENING. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH THEIR COLDEST READINGS AROUND 5 TO 9 AM…THEN IMPROVE ABOVE 20 BELOW ZERO IN THE LATE MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… 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. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.