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Wind chill advisory issued

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Feb 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill advisory for Huron County and the surrounding areas that will be in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday until noon Friday.

Here are some details from the weather service:

* WIND CHILL READINGS...DROPPING TO 10 TO 20 BELOW TONIGHT INTO

  FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS MAINLY 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO ZERO TO 5 BELOW FOR MOST OF THE AREA

  TONIGHT THEN RISING TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES BY NOON ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...POSSIBLE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

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