Wind Chill Advisory

Published 02/12 2016 03:54AM

Updated 02/12 2016 06:00AM

Issued at: 02/13/2016 12:00:00 AM CST
Expires on: 02/13/2016 9:00:00 AM CST
Counties affected: Lee ILZ003>006-008-010>014-121800- /O.NEW.KLOT.WC.Y.0003.160213T0600Z-160213T1500Z/ WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK... WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO 353 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY. * WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO. * OTHER IMPACTS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES. 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 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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