Washington County, Rhode Island
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Wind Chill Advisory
MAZ022>024-RIZ008-141700-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...PROVINCETOWN...
VINEYARD HAVEN...NANTUCKET...BLOCK ISLAND
413 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE CAPE COD...NANTUCKET...MARTHAS VINEYARD...
AND BLOCK ISLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS

* WIND CHILL READINGS...BETWEEN 15 AND 24 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
THESE CONDITIONS.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...LOWS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BE BETWEEN 0 AND
5 BELOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO REACH -15 TO -24 DEGREES FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.
FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP IN JUST 30 MINUTES WITH A WIND CHILL INDEX
OF -20. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A
HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Warning
CTZ002>004-MAZ002>021-026-RIZ001>007-141700-
/O.CON.KBOX.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...AYER...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
413 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE ALL OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND EXCEPT CAPE
COD AND THE ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...BETWEEN 25 AND 40 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL BE THIS MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
THESE CONDITIONS.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...LOWS BETWEEN 8 AND 16 BELOW ZERO EARLY THIS
MORNING WITH EVEN A FEW COLDER SPOTS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$

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