Wind Chill Advisory in effect through late Monday morning

Weather

March 2nd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

334 PM CST SUN MAR 2 2014

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST MONDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6-P.M. SUNDAY UNTIL 9 AM CST MONDAY. THE ADVISORY WILL BEGIN AT 9-PM SUNDAY AND RUN UNTIL 11-AM MONDAY FOR THE FAR WEST/SW COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA.

* WINDS…NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED INTO THE EVENING. WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHTER OVERNIGHT AND WILL BE FROM THE NORTH AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH BY DAYBREAK MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES/WIND CHILL VALUES…TEMPERATURES WILL DROP WELL BELOW ZERO OVERNIGHT. THE COMBINATION OF THESE VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND THE WIND WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS OF 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO THROUGH MID MORNING MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.