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WIND CHILL ADVISORY

February 27, 2014

(Feb.27, 2014) -- The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Whitley County until 1 p.m. today.

* FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILLS FROM 10 BELOW
TO 20 BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING.

IMPACTS...

* WIND CHILLS THIS LOW CAN RESULT IN FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN
IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

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.

ANOTHER ARCTIC FRONT IS CURRENTLY TRACKING ACROSS THE REGION AND
WILL BRING A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD AIR TODAY. THE COMBINATION
OF THIS COLD AIR AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO BITTERLY COLD
WIND CHILLS AS LOW AS 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO DURING THE MORNING
HOURS. IN ADDITION...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY...WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE. THIS NEW SNOW COMBINED WITH THE WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALONG WITH SOME
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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