Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Clarion County

CLARION, Pa. – A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for Clarion County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following urgent winter weather message at 4:39 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014:

Wind Chill Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
439 AM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

GARRETT-TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-
ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-WASHINGTON-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-PRESTON-TUCKER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…NEW PHILADELPHIA…CARROLLTON…SALEM…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…GROVE CITY…
FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…KITTANNING…
INDIANA…WASHINGTON…GREENSBURG…LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…WEIRTON…BETHANY…
WHEELING…KINGWOOD…PARSONS
439 AM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY…

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* WIND CHILLS BETWEEN -10 AND -15 THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. ADDITIONALLY…RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES MAY RESULT IN SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL INDICES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.


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