|Wind Chill Advisory|
... Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until 11 am EST /10 am CST/
The Wind Chill Advisory is now in effect until 11 am EST /10 am
CST/ this morning.
* wind chill temperatures will fall to around 15 below zero to 25
degrees below zero this morning over northern Indiana and much
of Northwest Ohio.
* dangerously cold temperatures can cause frostbite in minutes
on unprotected skin.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and 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.
... Significant snow possible Friday night and Saturday...
Current computer model solutions indicate a potent upper air
disturbance over Southern California will eject out of the
southern rockies tonight and then lift northeast through the Ohio
Valley on Saturday. On this track... a band of significant snowfall
would be favored to develop Friday night and continue into
Saturday afternoon. Current projections would indicate a potential
for 4 to 6 inches of snow along and south of a Rochester to
Toledo line. However small fluctuations in the track and intensity of
this system could significantly alter potential snow
Persons planning travel Friday night or Saturday should monitor
later forecasts and statements should winter storms watches or
warnings become necessary.
... Record daily minimum temperature tied at South Bend...
A record low temperature of -3 degrees was set at South Bend this
morning. This ties the old record set in 1962 and 1958.