Wind chill advisory now in effect until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill warning in effect from 10 p.m. this evening to 9 a.m. Friday.
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind chill warning in effect from 10 p.m. this evening to 9 a.m. Friday.

A wind chill advisory has also been issued. This wind chill advisory is in effect from 9 a.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday. The wind chill advisory is now in effect until 10 p.m.

Wind chill values are expected to be between -10 and -15 most of today and this evening. Surface temperatures will get very cold tonight. These temperatures combined with westerly winds around 10 mph will create wind chills colder than -25 from late this evening.

Through early Friday morning. Wind chills from -10 to -20 are then expected the remainder of Friday into Friday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions

A wind chill warning is issued when a strong wind will combine with cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for exposed skin. The wind will make it feel like it is 25 degrees below zero or colder for several hours. Those planning to venture outdoors should use common sense and dress warmly.

A wind chill advisory is issued when strong winds 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.