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Wind Chill Advisory

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Fri 02/14/2020 08:51 AM EST

End Time

Fri 02/14/2020 12:00 PM EST

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Caribou ME 851 AM EST Fri Feb 14 2020 MEZ001>006-010-141700- /O.EXT.KCAR.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-200214T1700Z/ Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset- Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook- Central Piscataquis- Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren, Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson, and Blanchard 851 AM EST Fri Feb 14 2020 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 20 to 30 below zero expected. * WHERE...Portions of Central Highlands, Far Eastern, Far Northern and North Woods Maine. * WHEN...Until noon EST today. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. 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. &&