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Bitter Cold Wind Chills This Morning



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  On The WBEN Liveline
Meteorologist Kirk Apfel
he National Weather Service has a Wind Chill Warning in effect until 8 am, with wind chills near - 15, and AccuWeather says today's high will reach only 10 degrees.


  Here's the complete bulletin :

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
446 AM EST TUE MAR 4 2014

NYZ001>006-010>014-019>021-085-041300-
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-140304T1300Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-NORTHERN ERIE-
GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...
GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
446 AM EST TUE MAR 4 2014

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN NEW YORK AND THE NORTHERN FINGER LAKES.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 8 MPH OR LESS.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 15 BELOW.

* 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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