Monroe Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 3:33 AM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST Sunday...

* locations... the Poconos and Sussex County of far northwestern
New Jersey.

* Wind chill values... as low as 20 to 30 degrees below zero.

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

* Timing... wind chills will remain at dangerous levels through
today... then worsen tonight... before easing late Sunday
morning. Coldest wind chills of near 30 below zero will occur
over the Poconos of northeast Pennsylvania and the high terrain
of Sussex County New Jersey late tonight into Sunday morning.

* Impacts... wind chill values reaching dangerous levels. 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 warning means the combination of very cold air and
strong winds will create dangerously low wind chill values. This
will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia or death if
precautions are not taken.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:41 AM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* locations... the Poconos... much of the southeast Pennsylvania...
central and southern New Jersey... all of the immediate New
Jersey coast... a large portion of Maryland's Eastern Shore
adjacent Chesapeake Bay... as well as Delaware.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase behind an Arctic cold front this
morning and continue through the afternoon.

* Impacts... a possibility of a few broken tree limbs and
associated power outages. Driving will be difficult at times...
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that very windy conditions are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Light-weight outdoor
objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be
secured.