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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
804 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...

NJZ004-006-103>108-NYZ072>075-078>081-176>179-140915-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
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-
804 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND AND PORTIONS OF
  NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...15 TO 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* WIND IMPACTS...SCATTERED TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES DOWNED.
  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

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.
OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...
DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD COVERED TO PROTECT
AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
410 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

NYZ072-142115-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-
410 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$

JMC



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
141300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-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-
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL FALL TO ZERO
  TO 3 DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN AND AROUND THE NEW YORK CITY AND NEW
  JERSEY METRO...AND LONG ISLAND...AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT. TEMPS
  WILL FALL TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND SOUTHERN
  CONNECTICUT. WIND CHILL VALUES DURING THIS TIME ARE EXPECTED TO
  REACH LIFE THREATENING LEVELS AS COLD AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW
  ZERO.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE TEENS...WITH
  WIND CHILLS LIKELY NOT RISING ABOVE ZERO UNTIL MID TO LATE
  AFTERNOON.

* COLD SPELLS OF THIS MAGNITUDE BRING A RISK OF FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE WHO DOES NOT TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. IN
  ADDITION...FROZEN PIPES AND OVERWORKED FURNACES COULD LEAVE YOUR
  HOUSE WITHOUT HEAT OR RUNNING WATER...AND CAR BATTERIES RUN THE
  RISK OF DYING.

* NEVER VENTURE OUTDOORS WITHOUT WEARING GLOVES...A HAT AND
  SEVERAL LAYERS OF CLOTHING. WIND CHILL VALUES LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE IN LESS THAN
  30 MINUTES IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* RUN WATER AT A TRICKLE AND KEEP CABINET DOORS OPEN TO PREVENT
  PIPES FROM FREEZING.

* NEVER USE A STOVE OR OVEN TO HEAT YOUR HOME OR USE AN OPEN FLAME
  TO MELT FROZEN PIPES. MANY HOUSE FIRES RESULT FROM THESE
  PRACTICES.

* CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND YOUR CAR BATTERY. BE SURE YOUR CAR HAS
  A WINTER SAFETY KIT THAT INCLUDES A BLANKET...WARM CLOTHES AND
  GLOVES IN CASE YOUR CAR BREAKS DOWN OR BECOMES STRANDED.

* TAKE EXTRA STEPS TO KEEP YOUR PETS WARM AND KNOW THEIR LIMITS TO
  COLD.


$$



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