Wind Chill Watch
Statement as of 9:40 PM PST on December 05, 2013
... Wind chill watch remains in effect from Friday evening through
A wind chill watch remains in effect from Friday evening through
* Timing: 10 PM Friday through 10 am Saturday.
* Wind chill values: 2o to 25 degrees below zero.
* Locations include: Connell... Prosser... Tri-Cities...
Ellensburg... Thorp... Naches... Sunnyside... Toppenish... Yakima
* impacts: those who must be outside should dress in adequate
clothing and minimize exposure. Pets and livestock are also
affected by the cold. Ensure pets and livestock have a warm
dry shelter... and access to food and fresh unfrozen water.
A wind chill watch means that there is the potential for a
combination of very cold air and strong winds to create
dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur in less
than 30 minutes... and hypothermia may occur if precautions are
not taken. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates
on this situation.
Statement as of 3:02 PM PST on December 05, 2013
.Bitterly cold air along with any sustained winds will produce
dangerously low wind chill temperatures of below zero Friday
night through Sunday morning. Persons should dress appropriately
in layered clothing and cover any exposed surfaces to prevent
Frost bite can occur in less than 30 minutes... and hypothermia
may occur if precautions are not taken... pets and are also
affected by the cold. Ensure pets and livestock have a warm dry
shelter... and access to food and fresh unfrozen water.
Statement as of 10:11 am PST on December 5, 2013
... New daily record low temperatures for December 05th...
Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.
Station previous new records
record/year record began
Meacham, or -11 / 1972 -17 1929
*monument 2, or -4 / 2013 -4 (tied) 1915
*pendleton(city), or 12 / 1994 3 1889
*goldendale, WA 6 / 2013 6 (tied) 1905
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