Wind Chill Advisory
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Oelwein, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
259 PM CST Sun Dec 31 2017
…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY…
* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously
cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes
to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to bottom out in the 25
below zero to 40 below zero range late tonight and early Monday
* WHERE…Portions of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.
* WHEN…For the Wind Chill Warning, 6 PM this evening to noon
Monday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, now to 6 PM this evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The coldest wind chills will occur between
3 am and 9 am Monday morning.
A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost
bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure to dress in layers
including appropriate footwear, a warm hat and gloves.