URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE (Ridges)

National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
325 AM EST Thu Jan 4 2018

Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette Ridges-
Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston-Preston-
Including the cities of Ligonier, Donegal, Champion, Ohiopyle,
Coopers Rock, Kingwood, and Bruceton Mills

…WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 PM
EST SATURDAY…

* 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 10 below zero
to 25 below zero.

* WHERE…In Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Ridges and Fayette
Ridges Counties. In West Virginia, Ridges of Eastern
Monongalia and Northwestern Preston and Preston Counties.

* WHEN…From 7 PM this evening to 3 PM EST Saturday.

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.

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