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Wind Chill Watch

Statement as of 3:52 AM EST on February 12, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 14, 2016


... Wind chill watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday afternoon...

* locations... the south coasts of both Rhode Island and
Massachusetts including Cape Cod.

* Hazard types... potential life threatening wind chills and near
record cold air temperatures.

* Wind chill readings... as low as 25 below.

* Timing... the worst of the wind chills will occur Saturday night
into Sunday morning.

* Impacts... wind chills this cold can bring on frostbite in as
little as 15 minutes! Outdoor exposure should be limited in
these conditions.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Air temperatures... temperatures Sat night into Sunday morning
will fall to near record cold values of 5 below to 5 above zero.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill watch is issued when there is the potential for wind
chills to fall to -25 degrees or colder for at least 3 hours. A
wind chill index below -30 can bring on frostbite in as little as
10 minutes. Outdoor exposure should be limited in these
conditions.



Frank

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