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NWS Issues Wind Chill Advisories Wednesday for North Central, Northeast Iowa

Latest Wind Chill Advisories for North Iowa on Wednesday

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
224 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
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Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton,
Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston
224 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
  25 below zero.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and
  southeast Minnesota.
* WHEN...From 3 AM to noon CST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
249 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
...Bitter Wind Chills Wednesday Morning Northern Iowa...
.Bitter cold air with temperatures around zero degrees over
northern Iowa with quickening, gusty winds will create wind chill
values less than 20 below zero early Wednesday morning. The winds
may also create shallow blowing and drifting snow in open, rural
areas, which could cause slick spots on roadways. Additional
bitter cold nights are forecast Thursday and Friday mornings.
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Including the cities of Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
Gilmore City, Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton,
Parkersburg, Clarksville, Shell Rock, Greene, Aplington, Allison,
Dumont, and Waverly
249 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
  25 below zero.
* WHERE...North Central Iowa.
* WHEN...From 3 AM to noon CST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Temperatures and wind chills Thursday and
  Friday mornings will be even lower than Wednesday morning. Late
  tonight into Wednesday, shallow blowing and drifting snow will
  be possible, especially in rural, open areas, and may create
  slick spots on roadways.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
249 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
...Bitter Wind Chills Wednesday Morning Northern Iowa...
.Bitter cold air with temperatures around zero degrees over
northern Iowa with quickening, gusty winds will create wind chill
values less than 20 below zero early Wednesday morning. The winds
may also create shallow blowing and drifting snow in open, rural
areas, which could cause slick spots on roadways. Additional
bitter cold nights are forecast Thursday and Friday mornings.
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Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, Forest City,
Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Emmetsburg, Garner, Britt, Kanawha,
Mason City, and Clear Lake
249 PM CST Tue Jan 18 2022
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as
  25 below zero.
* WHERE...North Central Iowa.
* WHEN...From 3 AM to noon CST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on
  exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Temperatures and wind chills Thursday and
  Friday mornings will be even lower than Wednesday morning. Late
  tonight into Wednesday, shallow blowing and drifting snow will
  be possible, especially in rural, open areas, and may create
  slick spots on roadways.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a
hat, and gloves.

Mark Pitz

News Director/Weekdays 10am to 2pm on 95.9 KCHA
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