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Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 1:11 PM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill warning in effect from 4 am Saturday to 11 am EST

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a wind
chill warning... which is in effect from 4 am Saturday to 11 am
EST Sunday. The wind chill watch is no longer in effect.

* Locations... the northwest and north central mountains of

* Hazard types... dangerously cold wind chills.

* Wind chills... falling to between 20 and 25 below zero by
daybreak Saturday then staying in that range right through much
of Sunday morning.

* Impacts... potential frostbite to exposed skin in 15 to 30

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph... shifting to the northwest 10 to
20 mph tonight... with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Temperatures... falling to near or slightly below zero tonight
and Saturday... then down to around 10 below zero Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you will be outdoors... dress in layers and wear a hat and
gloves. Young children... the elderly and the homeless are
especially vulnerable to the cold. Appropriate action should be
taken to ensure pets have adequate protection from the cold