Wind Chills Continue to Plunge; Advisory Remains in Effect

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. – A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message:

Wind Chill Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
804 AM EST FRI JAN 9 2015

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

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…NEW PHILADELPHIA…
CARROLLTON…SALEM…COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…
ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…
WOODSFIELD…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…
BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…KITTANNING…INDIANA…
WASHINGTON…WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…LATROBE…LIGONIER…
DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…WEIRTON…BETHANY…
WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…FAIRMONT…
MORGANTOWN…KINGWOOD…PARSONS
804 AM EST FRI JAN 9 2015

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY…

* WIND CHILL…10 TO 20 BELOW.

* TIMING…TONIGHT THROUGH MID DAY SATURDAY

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

* WINDS…WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…AROUND 0 TO 5 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL INDICES.


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