Northern Berkshire Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 3:34 PM EST Jan. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill warning now in effect until 7 am EST Tuesday...

* what... dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 15
to 40 below zero.

* Where... eastern Catskills, Schoharie valley, western and
central Mohawk Valley, southern Adirondacks, Lake George
Saratoga region, Green Mountains of southern Vermont, the
Berkshires, and northern and central Taconics.

* When... until 7 am EST Tuesday. Wind chills will be between 30
below and 40 below zero through this evening. Winds will
diminish between midnight and daybreak Tuesday when wind chills
will still be dangerous, between 15 below and 30 below zero.

* Additional details... the dangerously cold wind chills could
cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite
can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions
are not taken.