SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (February 5, 2015) – Extreme Cold Expected Tonight Into Early Friday…An Arctic Front Passed Through The Area This Morning And Has Ushered in Much Colder Air.
Special weather statement issued by NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)
Affected Jurisdictions: Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Yates Counties
After Sunset This Evening…Temperatures Will Begin To Fall Much More Quickly With Readings Going Well Below Zero. Widespread Readings Of 5 To 10 Below Are Expected overnight…With The Normally Colder Spots Even Lower.
If You Will Be Outside This Evening And Overnight…Be Prepared To face The Cold. Dress In Layers And Leave As Little Exposed Skin As possible.
Also…If You Will Be Driving Remember That Road Chemicals are Much Less Effective At These Temperatures So Any Snow Or Ice On roads Is Unlikely To Melt Despite Being Treated. Roads May Be slippery.
Wind Chill Advisory –
Issued By: NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)
Affected Jurisdictions: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Sullivan, Tioga Counties
Wind Chill Advisory issued February 05 at 3:20PM EST until February 06 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Binghamton
…Wind Chill Advisory In Effect From 7 PM This Evening To 10 Am EST Friday…The National Weather Service In Binghamton Has Issued A Wind chill Advisory…Which Is In Effect From 7 PM This Evening To10 AM EST Friday.
* Locations…All Of Central New York To Northeast Pennsylvania.
* Hazards…Very Cold Temperatures And Wind Chills.
* Wind Chills…Generally 5 To 15 Below Zero. As Low As 20 Below zero At Higher Elevations.
* Temperatures…Lows Near Zero To 10 Below Zero.* Winds…West 5 To 10 Mph. Gusts To 15 Mph At Higher Elevations.
* Timing…Tonight Through Early Friday Morning.
A Wind Chill Advisory Is Issued When Winds Combine With Very Cold temperatures To Create Dangerous Conditions For Exposed Skin. The wind Chill Is Expected To Be Cold Enough To Cause Frostbite In about 30 Minutes Or Less…And Could Lead To Hypothermia If precautions Are Not Taken. Those Planning To Venture Outdoors should Use Common Sense And Dress Warmly…Making Sure That All exposed Skin Is Covered.