Wind Chill Advisory

Published 02/12 2016 08:16PM

Updated 02/12 2016 08:31PM

Issued at: 02/12/2016 9:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 02/13/2016 9:00:00 AM CST
Counties affected: Jo Daviess IAZ040>042-051>054-066-ILZ001-002-007-009-131015- /O.CON.KDVN.WC.Y.0005.160213T0300Z-160213T1500Z/ BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-CLINTON- JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE... VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...CLINTON...GALENA... FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS 810 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY... * TIMING...LATER THIS EVENING THROUGH MID MORNING SATURDAY. * WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO. * WIND...NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. * TEMPERATURES...AROUND ZERO TO 10 BELOW. * IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. THE COLD WIND CHILLS WILL CAUSE FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES TO EXPOSED SKIN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH THE VERY COLD AIR TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS COVERING EXPOSED SKIN. && $$

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