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Sioux County Sheriff's Office
Saturday December 30th, 2017 :: 03:04 a.m. CST
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Wind Chill Warning until 12:00PM Monday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT... ...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 45 below zero, with the coldest wind chills expected New Year`s Eve through New Year`s Day.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, south central and southeast South Dakota, northeast Nebraska and northwest and west central Iowa.

* WHEN...An extended period of dangerously cold wind chills are expected through Monday, with the most dangerous conditions expected New Year`s Eve through New Year`s Day.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS....Dangerously cold wind chills may return again Monday night. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken. 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 gloves.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHEROKEE ... IDA ... LYON ... O'BRIEN ... PLYMOUTH ... SIOUX ... WOODBURY

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Address/Location
Sioux County Sheriff's Office
4363 Ironwood Ave., Ste 1
Orange City, IA 51250

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-737-3307

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Chill Warning

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