Eastern Highland Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 3:44 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 1 PM
EST Monday...

* what... dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills less
than 25 below zero expected, particularly in areas exposed to
the wind.

* Where... in Virginia, Highland County. In West Virginia, eastern
Pendleton County.

* When... from 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Monday.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:30 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM
EST this evening...

* timing... winds will increase quickly after daybreak, with the
highest gusts expected during the midday and afternoon.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph, with
the strongest winds on the ridges.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.