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Wind Chill Advisory



Wind chills in  Wyoming, Cattaraugus & Allegany  counties will go as low as -20, and a wind chill advisory continues there today. 

Snow  is a  huge issue across the northeast, and across WNY it will be bitter cold .

 
On The WBEN Liveline:
Hear National Weather Service Meterologist Dave Thomas
 
"We are having another arctic blast of weather coming across the region," says Meterologist Dave Thomas at the National Weather Service's Buffalo office. 
   READ THE FULL WIND CHILL ADVISORY HERE

"The snows will not be too significant. It will actually be creating some slick spots this morning. We've got some light lake effect snows coming in off Lake Ontario," Thomas says.
 


READ: AccuWeather Forecast 
READ: 
The Extended Forecast
 

Here's the full advisory from the National Weather Service
 
WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...
OLEAN...WELLSVILLE
859 AM EST WED JAN 22 2014

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...WYOMING...LIVINGSTON...ONTARIO...CATTARAUGUS AND
  ALLEGANY COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 20 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...PROLONGED EXPOSURE OUTDOORS WITH WIND CHILL VALUES
  THIS LOW MAY CAUSE FROSTBITE AND OR HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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