ALERT: Wind Chill Advisory – 10 to 20 Below Predicted

A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Message at 3:22 a.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015:

Wind Chill Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
322 AM EST THU FEB 12 2015

TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-
LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-
INDIANA-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-FAYETTE-HANCOCK-BROOKE-
OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…NEW PHILADELPHIA…CARROLLTON…SALEM…
COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…
ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…WOODSFIELD…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…
TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…
PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…KITTANNING…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…
WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…LATROBE…UNIONTOWN…WEIRTON…
BETHANY…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…FAIRMONT…
MORGANTOWN
322 AM EST THU FEB 12 2015

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST FRIDAY.

* WIND CHILL…10 TO 20 BELOW TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE RANGE BY FRIDAY MORNING…FROM AROUND 3 ABOVE AT
ZANESVILLE AND MORGANTOWN…TO AROUND 4 BELOW AT DUBOIS AND
FRANKLIN.

* WIND…NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH DURING
THE EVENING.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND
WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL INDICES. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.


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