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Weakley County Emergency Management
Wednesday January 3rd, 2018 :: 03:24 p.m. CST

Alert

Wind Chill Advisory until 10:00AM Thursday

...Bitter cold wind chills to return to northern parts of the Mid-South late tonight into Thursday morning... .Arctic air combined with brisk northerly winds will create bitter cold wind chills across northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel and much of west Tennessee late tonight and into Thursday morning. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Wind chills of zero to 5 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of East Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel and West Tennessee.

* WHEN....Midnight tonight through 10 am CST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... MADISON ... OBION ... WEAKLEY

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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 Advisory

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