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Caruthersville Public Safety
Wednesday January 17th, 2018 :: 02:59 a.m. CST

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Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM

...BELOW ZERO WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED TILL NOON TODAY... .The combination of very cold temperatures and moderate north winds will produce wind chill values from near zero to 10 below zero across the entire Mid-South through noon today. Portions of the Midsouth may again see subzero wind chills tonight into Thursday morning. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of North Mississippi, West Tennessee, East Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today. 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DUNKLIN ... PEMISCOT

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Address/Location
Caruthersville Public Safety
1400 S Ward Ave
Caruthersville, MO 63830

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 573-333-2353

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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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