Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 10 am this morning

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until February 23, 10:00 AM EST:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
755 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER…

* DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES BETWEEN 10 BELOW ZERO AND 20 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS…

* PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THIS EXTREME COLD CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA AND FROST BITE IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS.

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.

 

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