Weather Alerts for NORTHERN ERIE

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Chill Advisory  WIND CHILL ADVISORY   Wind Chill Advisory
NORTHERN ERIE

Areas Affected:
Genesee - Northern Erie
Effective: Sun, 1/20 9:41pm Updated: Mon, 1/21 2:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/21 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST MONDAY...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 20 to 25
below zero.
* WHERE...Northern Erie and Genesee counties.
* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Monday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Information:
This is a potentially dangerous situation to be outdoors. If you
must be outside, be sure to cover all exposed skin. Frostbite can
occur in 30 minutes or less with apparent temperatures of
15 below zero or colder.

MEANINGS OF NOAA WEATHER INFO RELEASES:

A statement generally provides additional or follow up information to an existing weather condition.

An advisory is for less serious conditions that cause significant inconvenience and, if caution is not exercised, could lead to situations that may threaten life and/or property.

A watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, locations, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide advance notice of possible inclement weather.

A warning is used for conditions posing an immediate threat to life or property. Depending on the type of warning, you should take immediate, appropriate action.

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