Wind Chill Warning

Published 02/13 2016 03:59AM

Updated 02/13 2016 07:41AM

Issued at: 02/13/2016 3:59:00 AM EST
Expires on: 02/14/2016 7:00:00 PM EST
Counties affected: Chittenden NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-132100- /O.CON.KBTV.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/ NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON- SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON- WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-GRAND ISLE- WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-ESSEX-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE- CALEDONIA-WASHINGTON-WESTERN ADDISON-ORANGE-WESTERN RUTLAND- WINDSOR-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON- EASTERN RUTLAND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH... STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA... LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM... GOUVERNEUR...ALBURGH...SOUTH HERO...ST. ALBANS...NEWPORT... ISLAND POND...BURLINGTON...JOHNSON...STOWE...ST. JOHNSBURY... MONTPELIER...MIDDLEBURY...VERGENNES...BRADFORD...RANDOLPH... RUTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...WHITE RIVER JUNCTION...ENOSBURG FALLS... RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON...EAST WALLINGFORD... KILLINGTON 359 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016 ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON CONTINUES THE WIND CHILL WARNING...UNTIL 7 PM EST SUNDAY. * LOCATIONS...ALL OF NORTHERN NEW YORK...AS WELL AS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VERMONT. * HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. * WIND CHILL READINGS...25 TO 40 BELOW DUE TO FRIGID TEMPERATURES OF 10 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO TODAY...AND 15 TO 30 BELOW FOR LOWS TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL READINGS...THOUGH WINDS WILL WEAKEN TO AROUND 10 MPH DURING THE DAY SUNDAY WHEN HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE AROUND ZERO. * TIMING...ALL WEEKEND...BUT WITH SOME IMPROVEMENT DUE TO LOWER WIND SPEEDS ON SUNDAY. * IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS WEATHER SITUATION. && $$

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