WEATHER ALERT: Forecasters Warn of Frostbite, Hypothermia; Wind Chills As Low As 30 Below Anticipated

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

Wind Chill Warning
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
339 AM EST Thu Jan 31 2019

COUNTIES:

Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson PA-Armstrong-Indiana-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF:

Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Kittanning, Ford City, and Indiana
339 AM EST Thu Jan 31 2019

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills as low as 30 below zero.

* WHEN…Until 7 AM EST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.


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