Southern New Haven Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Chill Advisory
Statement as of 4:15 AM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to noon EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon EST Saturday.

* Locations...the lower Hudson Valley...northeast New Jersey roughly north of Interstate 80...and much of southern Connecticut.

* Hazard types...hazardous wind chills.

* Wind chills...as low as 15 to 20 below due to temperatures in the single digits and lower teens...and northwest winds sustained at 15 to 20 mph.

* Timing...from midnight tonight into Saturday morning.

* Impacts...frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills that could lead to frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you venture outdoors...make sure you wear a wind repellent coat...hat and gloves.

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:06 AM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday.

* Locations...southeast New York...northeast New Jersey and southern Connecticut.

* Hazards...strong winds.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 45 to 50 mph.

* Timing...tonight into Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts...the strong winds may down some tree limbs and power lines...and make driving high profile vehicles difficult...especially on elevated roadways and bridges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.