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Wind chill advisory in effect

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jan 26, 2014 at 9:06 AM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill advisory

for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will be in effect until 10 a.m. Sunday.

Here are details provided by the weather service:

* WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL BECOME SOUTH. WINDS WILL

BE STRONGER NEAR THE LAKESHORE.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR ZERO OVERNIGHT.

* WIND CHILLS...FALLING TO 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW AND CONTINUING

INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...EXPOSED SKIN WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FROSTBITE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE

WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO 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.

ANOTHER ARCTIC OUTBREAK WILL INVADE THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK.

OVERNIGHT LOWS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE IN THE MINUS

10 TO MINUS 15 DEGREE RANGE...WITH WIND CHILLS AROUND MINUS 30.

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