Archive for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Wind-chill advisory issued for Douglas County

January 22, 2014

The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory for Douglas and surrounding counties, going into effect at midnight. The advisory will last until 11 a.m. Thursday.

Another cold blast is moving into eastern Kansas, meaning temperatures will drop into the single digits overnight. Wind chill values will be 15 to 20 degrees below zero.

NWS warns prolonged exposure could lead to hypothermia and exposed skin is vulnerable to frostbite.

Today's conditions will be sunny with a high of 32 degrees and windy with gusts as high as 30 mph.

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