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Wind Chill Advisory in Effect Tuesday Morning, January 28, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the City of Alexandria and the surrounding area. This advisory is in effect on Tuesday, January 28 from 1 a.m. to 10 a.m.

NOTE: Reminder, the Carlyle Community Council does provide AM & PM rush hour shuttle bus service.

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST
TUESDAY…

* WIND CHILLS…5 TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

* TEMPERATURES…SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS LATE TONIGHT INTO
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS…LOW WIND CHILLS MAY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR FROST
BITE ON EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

Lee Hernly, Editor
the authorLee Hernly, Editor
Founder & Editor
Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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