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Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch
Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 16, 2016

Statement as of 3:44 am EST on February 14, 2016

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9 am EST this
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Tuesday morning...

* winds... northwest around 10 mph. Winds Sunday night through
Tuesday morning southeast around 5 to 10 mph.

* Temperatures... around 10 degrees. In the teens Sunday night
rising into the upper 20s to lower 30s Monday into Tuesday.

* Wind chills... around five below zero this morning.

* Precipitation type... snow... sleet and freezing rain late Sunday
night into Tuesday morning.

* Accumulation... 1 to 3 inches of snow and sleet. Potential for up
to a quarter inch of ice from freezing rain.

* Timing... lowest wind chills are expected this morning. Snow
will begin late Sunday night. Snow will continue through Monday
before changing to sleet and freezing rain Monday night.
Precipitation will end Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... the dangerously low wind chills will lead to frost
bite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Snow and
ice will cause slippery roads and travel will be difficult.

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.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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