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Watches & Warnings

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

... Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until 7 am EST Tuesday...

* what... very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 15 to 30
below zero.

* Where... eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, the
capital region, southern Taconics and Mid Hudson valley of
eastern New York and Litchfield Hills of northwestern
Connecticut.

* When... until 7 am EST Tuesday. Wind chills will be between 15
below and 30 below zero through this evening. Winds will
diminish between midnight and daybreak Tuesday when wind chills
will still be dangerous, between 10 below and 20 below zero.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.