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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1009 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED OVERNIGHT OVER THE COASTAL BEND
AND VICTORIA CROSSROADS...

.OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES FROM THE UPPER 20S TO THE MID 30S WILL
COMBINE WITH NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH TO PRODUCE WIND CHILLS
BETWEEN 20 AND 25 DEGREES. DAYTIME HEATING WILL RESULT IN A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN TEMPERATURE AND WIND CHILL VALUES BY MID
MORNING FRIDAY.

TXZ231>234-241>247-061215-
/O.CON.KCRP.WC.Y.0004.150306T0600Z-150306T1500Z/
LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-
SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
GOLIAD...VICTORIA...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...KINGSVILLE...
CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...
MATHIS...ROCKPORT...REFUGIO...WOODSBORO...PORT LAVACA
1009 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...20 TO 25 DEGREES FROM AROUND MIDNIGHT
  THROUGH 900 AM CST.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BEING OUTSIDE WITH EXPOSED SKIN OR CLOTHING
  INSUFFICIENT TO PROTECT SOMEONE FROM THESE COLD WIND CHILLS
  COULD RESULT IN HEALTH PROBLEMS. CHILDREN AND ADULTS STANDING
  OUTSIDE FOR LONG DURATION...SUCH AS AT BUS STOPS SHOULD TAKE
  EXTRA PRECAUTIONS TO STAY WARM. PETS AND LIVESTOCK MAY BECOME
  STRESSED DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES. MAKE SURE ADEQUATE
  SHELTER IS AVAILABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS COULD RESULT IN
HEALTH PROBLEMS OR STRESS. ALSO...PROLONGED EXPOSURE COULD LEAD
TO FROST BITE AND EVEN HYPOTHERMIA. IF YOU MUST VENTURE
OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

&&

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