Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
EST SUNDAY FOR SCHUYLKILL COUNTY.





* LOCATIONS...THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO TEENS...FALLING TO
BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 5 ABOVE ZERO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE
ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE
TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD
TEMPERATURES.
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