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WIND CHILL WATCH
Warning Issue Date: 405 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016
Warning Expiration: 445 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016
...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...MUCH OF THE LOWER HUDSON
VALLEY...AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...EXTREME COLD.

* WIND CHILL...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE AS LOW AS
25 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILL VALUES POTENTIALLY REACHING DANGEROUS
LEVELS. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID AIR
TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WATCH MEANS THE THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A
COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE
DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS
AND WARNINGS FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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