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Wind Chill Advisory – CANCELED

[ 0 ] January 6, 2014 |

Wind Chill Warnings and advisories are up across much of the area overnight Monday into Tuesday. Click on the image above for absolute latest updates from NWS,

WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
539 PM EST TUE JAN 7 2014

WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-
HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-EASTERN GRANT-
EASTERN MINERAL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HAGERSTOWN…FREDERICK…CUMBERLAND…
STAUNTON…WAYNESBORO…HARRISONBURG…WINCHESTER…FRONT ROYAL…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…LEESBURG…WARRENTON…
MARTINSBURG…CHARLES TOWN…MOOREFIELD…PETERSBURG…KEYSER…
FORT ASHBY
539 PM EST TUE JAN 7 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT…

* WIND CHILL…5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO…CLOSER TO 20 BELOW AT
HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND RIDGELINES.

* TIMING…WIND CHILL VALUES WILL REMAIN IN THE DANGEROUS RANGE
FOR MOST OF THE AREA THROUGH THE EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES…10 TO 15…SINGLE DIGITS FOR HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* WINDS…WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH…GUSTS TO
40 MPH AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. WINDS EASE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS…SUBZERO WIND CHILLS COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE AND
HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

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