Lackawanna Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 3:16 AM EST Jan. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST this
evening...

* what... dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 30
below zero. Wind gusts as high as 35 mph causing blowing and
drifting snow, where there is a dry snowpack.

* Where... in Pennsylvania, southern Wayne, Bradford,
Susquehanna, Pike, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wyoming and northern
Wayne counties. In New York, Cortland, Tompkins, Chemung,
Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Broome, Onondaga, Yates, Seneca and
southern Cayuga counties.

* When... lowest wind chills until 7 PM EST this evening. Winds
diminish tonight but wind chills will remain well below zero.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills could cause frostbite
on exposed skin within 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill warning means the combination of very cold air and
the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite
can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions
are not taken.