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Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:15 AM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon CST today...

* what... very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
Expect wind chills to range from 5 below zero to 20 below zero
with the most dangerous wind chills across central Kansas.

* Where... portions of central, south central and southeast
Kansas.

* When... until noon CST today.

* Additional details... ensure you have a winter emergency kit in
your car to help you keep warm should your car break down. Dress
in layers and ensure you do not have any exposed skin if you go
outside. Make sure your head, hands and feet are especially well
protected!

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.



Public Information Statement
Issued: 6:00 AM CST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... On this date in weather history...

In 1964, a foot of snow buried Dallas while Fort Worth
received 7.5 inches. In 1989, eastern and northwestern
Wyoming were whip lashed by Chinook winds that reached 80
to 100 mph in many areas. Reports of damage were not
available.


In 1831, an incredible snowstorm raged from Georgia to
Maine.Around two and a half feet buried parts of the
northeast from Pennsylvania to southern New England.

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