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Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Tuesday

by ARLnow.com | January 27, 2014 at 8:55 am | 704 views | No Comments

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the Arlington and the D.C. region starting early tomorrow morning.

Forecasters say wind chills as low as 10 below zero are possible Tuesday morning.

WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY.

* WIND CHILLS… 5 TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

* TEMPERATURES… SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS… NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS… LOW WIND CHILLS MAY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR FROST BITE ON EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS… MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

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