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Wind Chill Advisories and Warnings Issued

30 December 2017

Another Arctic blast is expected Sunday on New Year's Eve, with another Wind Chill Advisory scheduled to go into effect. A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values.

Expect wind chills down to 40 below zero in the warning area from midnight until noon Saturday. Sunday night could have wind chills as low as 30 below and Monday's high is 0 to 2.

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These cold wind chills will cause frost bite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Fisher also said it's especially important for older adults to take precautions when it's cold enough for ice to form on the ground.

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Damon Lane, a meteorologist for KOCO News 5 in Oklahoma City, recently raised some eyebrows when he posted to Facebook on Tuesday a map which indicated Ada could possibly have wind chills Monday of -25 degrees. The lowest high temperature for December 28 in Boston, set in 1924, is 18 - a full 6 degrees above the expected high.

It'll warm up to all of 5 degrees Sunday, but the wind chill will make it feel more like minus 20.

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There will be a new storm forming at sea, but most of the heavy precipitation's should stay off shore. "So, it's going to be sustained cold and at least a small chance of precip over the weekend". Wind chill values as low as -12. Wind gusts could be as high as 21 miles per hour. Light snow or snow showers roll in during the afternoon and evening as another low develops southeast of Nantucket. "People with battery problems need to realize it could go out when it turns extremely cold".

Wind Chill Advisories and Warnings Issued