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Wind chill warning

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jan 8, 2014 at 10:26 AM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill warning that will remain in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Here are details about the wind chill warning provided by the weather service:

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST

WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH DIMINISHING BY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...GRADUALLY RISING FROM ZERO TO 5 BELOW...TO 5 TO

10 ABOVE BY DAYBREAK.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES FROM 10 TO 20

DEGREES BELOW ZERO AT TIMES TONIGHT IMPROVING BY EARLY WEDNESDAY

MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE IS POSSIBLE ON ANY EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WIND...COMBINED WITH LOW

TEMPERATURES...CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED

SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO

OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS

USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED

SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE

COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER

RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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