Southern Westchester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 9:39 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Saturday to
noon EST Sunday...

* locations... New York City... Long Island and most of northeastern
New Jersey... most of coastal Connecticut... western Bergen and
southern Westchester counties.

* Hazard types... dangerous to potentially life threatening wind
chills.

* Timing... coldest wind chills late Saturday night into early
Sunday morning.

* Wind chill... 18 below to 24 below due to temperatures as low as
4 below... and winds northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45
mph.

* Impacts... the frigid conditions will be extremely dangerous to
those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure will cause
frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid
air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen
pipes... frostbite and hypothermia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





Special Statement
Issued: 3:56 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Dangerously cold air this weekend...

Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend.

* Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall
to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey
Metro... Long Island... and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall
to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New
Jersey... the lower Hudson Valley... and southern Connecticut.
Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening
levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero.

* High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens.

* Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and
hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In
addition... frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your
house without heat or running water... and car batteries run the
risk of dying.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday
night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than
30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.


356 PM EST Fri Feb 12 2016

... Dangerously cold air this weekend...

Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend.

* Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall
to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey
Metro... Long Island... and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall
to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New
Jersey... the lower Hudson Valley... and southern Connecticut.
Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening
levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero.

* High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens.

* Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and
hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In
addition... frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your
house without heat or running water... and car batteries run the
risk of dying.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday
night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than
30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.



405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016

... Dangerously cold air this weekend...

Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend.

* Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall
to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey
Metro... Long Island... and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall
to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New
Jersey... the lower Hudson Valley... and southern Connecticut.
Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening
levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero.

* High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens.

* Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and
hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In
addition... frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your
house without heat or running water... and car batteries run the
risk of dying.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday
night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than
30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.



405 am EST Fri Feb 12 2016

... Dangerously cold air this weekend...

Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend.

* Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall
to around zero in and around the New York City and New Jersey
Metro... Long Island... and coastal Connecticut. Temps will fall
to 5 to 10 below across interior portions of northeast New
Jersey... the lower Hudson Valley... and southern Connecticut.
Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening
levels as cold as 20 to 30 below zero.

* High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens.

* Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and
hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In
addition... frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your
house without heat or running water... and car batteries run the
risk of dying.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday
night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than
30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.