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Wind Chill Advisory Continues – CANCELED

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

Many counties across the area are under some sort of watch, warning or advisory over the next day or so. Click image above for the latest updates via NWS,

Winter Weather Statement
Statement as of 11:30 AM EST on January 03, 2014

…Wind Chill Advisory is cancelled…

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
cancelled the Wind Chill Advisory.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
610 AM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-
MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-
SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-
GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-HAMPSHIRE-
MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…
HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…CHARLOTTESVILLE…
WASHINGTON…LEESBURG…WARRENTON…MARTINSBURG…CHARLES TOWN…
MOOREFIELD
610 AM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY…

* WIND CHILL…ZERO TO FIVE BELOW ZERO.

* TEMPERATURES…TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH BY DAYBREAK.
GUSTS 45 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF COLD TEMPERATURES AND STRONG
WINDS MAY CAUSE TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL
ALSO LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW.

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.

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