WIND CHILL ADVISORY

..BITTERLY COLD…SUB-ZERO WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT THROUGH THE MID MORNING HOURS WEDNESDAY…

Cambria; Cameron; Clearfield; Elk; McKean; Northern Centre; Northern Clinton; Northern Lycoming; Potter; Somerset; Sullivan; Tioga; Warren

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION… NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS OF PENNSYLVANIA.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…15 BELOW ZERO TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING…MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE HOURS TO WORK AND SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS…POTENTIAL FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.
Instructions: A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS DO NOT TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. WEAR MULTIPLE LAYERS OF WARM…LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING. TRAPPED AIR BETWEEN THE LAYERS WILL INSULATE YOU. OUTER GARMENTS SHOULD BE TIGHTLY WOVEN TO SHIELD THE WIND. A HOOD OR HAT IS ESSENTIAL…AS HALF YOUR BODY HEAT CAN BE LOST FROM YOUR HEAD. MITTENS PROVIDE BETTER COLD PROTECTION THAN GLOVES. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT…WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE.


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