Wind Chill Warning
Statement as of 06:22 PM CST on December 06, 2013
... Wind chill warning remains in effect until 1 PM CST Saturday...
* timing... through Saturday early afternoon.
* Wind chill values... to 45 below zero.
* Impacts... frostbite to exposed skin and hypothermia.
A wind chill warning means the combination of wind and very cold
air will create dangerously low wind chill values. This will
result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 2:55 PM CST on December 6, 2013
... Safety rules for wind chill warnings...
The National Weather Service in North Dakota has issued a warning
for the life threatening combination of wind and extreme cold.
Wind chills will be 40 below zero or colder.
In these conditions... exposed skin can freeze in a few minutes.
If you must go outside... dress in layers of loose-fitting... light
weight... warm clothing. Cover the entire body... including hands and
face. Be sure to wear a hat.
Do not overexert yourself in the cold... and avoid staying outside
for too long. Do not make yourself vulnerable to falls or other
Avoid driving into remote areas... stalled motorists could find
themselves in extreme danger. If your vehicle becomes disabled
stay inside and wait for help to arrive. You should have blankets
and non-perishable foods in your vehicle.
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