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Wind Chill Advisory

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Fri 01/11/2019 06:38 PM EST

End Time

Sun 01/13/2019 04:00 AM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 238 PM AKST Fri Jan 11 2019 AKZ207-121500- /O.EXT.PAFG.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-190113T0900Z/ Chukchi Sea Coast- Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg 238 PM AKST Fri Jan 11 2019 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST SATURDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Very cold wind chill expected. Expect wind chill to range from 40 below zero to 55 below zero. * WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast. * WHEN...Now to midnight Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chill will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.