Wind Chill Watch remains in effect for parts of w/sw Iowa Sun.-Mon.

Weather

January 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY and POTTAWATTAMIE Counties: WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.
MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT and PAGE Counties: WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* TIMING…ALTHOUGH WIND CHILL VALUES COULD TOUCH 20 BELOW SUNDAY MORNING…A PROLONGED PERIOD OF WIND CHILL VALUES OF 25 BELOW ZERO OR COLDER WILL BEGIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON…REACHING THE COLDEST 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 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.