URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
318 PM EST Mon Jan 1 2018
…Lake Effect and Arctic Chill Continue…
.Arctic air continues to flow into northern Ohio and northwest
Pennsylvania. The flow of air will begin to shift around to
westerly direction and then southwest direction tonight pushing
the snow bands up to the lake shore. Eventually, the snow will
gradually come to an end in the southwest flow Tuesday.
…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST WEDNESDAY…
* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will
cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
Expect wind chills to range from 15 to 24 below zero.
* WHERE…Portions of northwest Pennsylvania and north central,
northeast and northwest Ohio.
* WHEN…Until noon EST Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Wind chill temperatures will improve
slightly during the afternoon but will quickly drop back during
the evening. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as
little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
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