Wind Chill Warning in effect for the far nw Counties of Iowa

Weather

January 22nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL COUNTIES: WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY…

* TIMING…WIND CHILLS WILL CONTINUE FALLING THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITH THE COLDEST READINGS FROM MIDNIGHT TO SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…LOW TEMPERATURES WILL PLUMMET TO READINGS FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS TO TEENS BELOW ZERO TONIGHT WITH BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL OFTEN BE 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO BY THIS EVENING…LIKELY REACHING AROUND 35 BELOW INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.