Wind Chill Warning in effect for NWI
...WIND CHILL WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ TUESDAY TO 2 PM EST /1 PM CST/ THURSDAY... * WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills dropping to 15 below to 25 below Tuesday morning, and to 45 below zero at times Tuesday evening through Thursday midday. In additional a period of snow will affect northwest Indiana and portions of north central Indiana this evening with an additional inch or two of snow accumulation. * WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. * WHEN...From 1 PM EST /noon CST/ Tuesday to 2 PM EST /1 PM CST/ Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Patchy blowing and drifting snow. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.
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