Athens Co Wind Chill Advisory 7PM, Sun, 1/20/19 to 10AM, Mon, 1/21/19, Wind chills as low as 15 below zero expected

Wind Chill Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Athens County from 7PM, Sunday, 1/20/19 until 10AM, Monday, 1/21/19.

  • WHAT – Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 15 below zero expected.
  • WHERE – Morgan, Athens, Vinton and Meigs Counties.
  • WHEN – From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM Monday.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS – Travel could be very difficult. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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