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  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WATCH

  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WATCH FOR MUCH OF WEST VIRGINIA FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
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  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
    Issue Date: 4:39 PM EST SAT JAN 04 2014
    Expiration: 1 PM EST TUE JAN 07 2014
    WIND CHILL WATCH = THE POTENTIAL FOR A COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES.
    * LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST OHIO, NORTHERN KENTUCKY AND MUCH OF WEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA.
     * WIND CHILL READINGS AS LOW AS 35 BELOW.
     * ON MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.
     * THE VERY COLD TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS COULD BE SOME OF THE COLDEST VALUES IN THE LAST 15 YEARS.
    * PROLONGED EXPOSURE COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE OR HYPOTHERMIA, SO LIMIT OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.
    * WINDS WILL 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * TAKE PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    * TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 10 BELOW TO 10 ABOVE ZERO.
    NOTE: IF YOU HAVE PETS BRING THEM INDOORS. MAKE SURE LIVE STOCK HAS PROPER SHELTER TO SHIELD THEM FROM THE WIND AND WIND CHILL FACTORS.
     
     
     
     
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