Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
939 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING...

CTZ005>008-012-NJZ002-NYZ067>070-131100-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.W.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1700Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-
939 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...MUCH
  OF THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND WESTERN PASSAIC COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING WIND
  CHILLS.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...FROM 25 TO 30 BELOW ZERO...DUE TO TEMPERATURES AS
  LOW AS 9 BELOW...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
  UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
  THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE WILL CAUSE
  FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID
  AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

&&

$$

CTZ009>011-NJZ004-006-103>108-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-131100-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.Y.0001.160213T2100Z-160214T1700Z/
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
939 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO
NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND AND MOST OF NORTHEASTERN
  NEW JERSEY...MOST OF COASTAL CONNECTICUT...WESTERN BERGEN AND
  SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING WIND
  CHILLS.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...18 BELOW TO 24 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES AS LOW AS
  4 BELOW...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
  THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE WILL CAUSE
  FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID
  AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$


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