Wind Chill Watch for western/sw IA Sunday afternoon through Mon. evening

Weather

January 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE

WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGEWIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WATCH FOR LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…WIND CHILLS WILL REACH AS LOW AS 30 TO 40 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING…WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO 20 BELOW ZERO OR COLDER BEGINNNING ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON…PEAKING ON SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN COLDER THAN 20 BELOW ZERO AT LEAST THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WATCH MEANS THE THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.