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Wind chill advisory issued for Huron County

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Feb 28, 2014 at 10:08 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. Friday.

Here are details provided by the weather service:

* WIND CHILL READINGS...WILL FALL TO BETWEEN 10 AND 15 BELOW AT

  TIMES THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...NEARLY STEADY IN THE MID TEENS THROUGH NOON THEN

  FALLING TO ZERO TO 5 BELOW TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXPOSURE COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE

  OR HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN 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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