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Posted on: January 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Bitter Cold, Dangerous Wind Chills for the weekend - be prepared!

DPS - Extreme Cold Weather Safety Info - 2017

It's cold, the wind chills make it even colder and we've got some blowing snow! Travel slowly, safely and bundle up! ❄️

A Wind Chill Warning will be in effect for Washington County from 1/5/2018 1:00 AM to 1/7/2018 7:00 AM.
* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected which will cause
frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 40 below zero.
* WHEN...From 1 AM Friday to 7 AM Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Brisk and gusty winds will cause some blowing and drifting of snow.

BE PREPARED! Dress appropriately for the bitter cold, prepare your home and vehicle and be sure to heat safely! Check out our Extreme Cold Weather Safety Tips and the NWS's Dress for the Cold infographic - #share #prepare !

#weatherready #wrn #brrr #dressforthecold #heatsafely

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