Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:59 AM CST on December 11, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 10 am CST this
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 am
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Wind
Chill Advisory... which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to
6 am CST Thursday.
* Timing... blowing and drifting of the fresh snowfall will be
likely from around 7 am to 10 am. Bitter cold wind chills are
expected through the day... reaching dangerously cold values
* Snow accumulations... additional accumulations less than 1 inch
expected early this morning... mainly north of Interstate 80.
* Winds... light and variable winds will become northwest from 15 to
25 mph with gusts to near 30 mph this morning. Winds will diminish
to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Visibilities... blowing snow in open areas may briefly reduce
visibilities to less than a quarter mile.
* Temperatures... fall through the day... reaching zero to near 15
* Wind chill readings... zero to near 20 below zero this
morning... then as cold as 20 below to 25 below zero tonight.
* Impacts... the combination of fresh snowfall and blowing snow
will create hazardous travel conditions... especially in rural
areas this morning. Dangerous wind chills may result in frost
bite in as little as 30 minutes if exposed skin is not
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slick... snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and be careful while
A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills... resulting in frost
bite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must
venture outdoors... dress in layers covering exposed skin.
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