WEATHER ALERT UPDATE: Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Area

| December 31, 2017

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 3:35 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, 2017:

Wind Chill Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
335 PM EST Sun Dec 31 2017

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Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton, Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana, Kingwood, and Bruceton Mills
335 PM EST Sun Dec 31 2017

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST MONDAY…

* 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 10 below zero to 15 below zero.

* WHERE…Portions of northwest, west-central and western Pennsylvania, east-central Ohio and northern West Virginia.

* WHEN…From midnight tonight to noon EST Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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