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Wind Chill Lingers; Blizzard Gives Way To Just Wintry Weather



After yesterday's record breaking blizzard - the second of the season-- all the travel advisories and weather warnings have elapsed, except for a wind chill advisory in place for Southern Erie County, Wyoming Co. and the Southern Tier.

Read MORE on the Snowfall totals and unprecendented second blizzard in one season

Here's the latest from the National Weather Service
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
137 AM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

NYZ012-019>021-085-131345-
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.Y.0015.140313T0600Z-140313T1500Z/
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
137 AM EDT THU MAR 13 2014

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

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE AND WYOMING COUNTIES AND THE WESTERN
  SOUTHERN TIER.

* TIMING...THROUGH 11 AM.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* WIND CHILLS...AS COLD AS 15 TO 20 BELOW LATE TONIGHT AND
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN THE RISK OF
  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE OUTSIDE WITHOUT PROPER
  CLOTHING FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

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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Locations : ErieNorthwestSouthern Erie CountyWarsawWyoming
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