How to Protect Yourself Against Dangerous Wind Chills
With the Wind Chill Advisory tonight through tomorrow I thought this might be a good time for a reminder to protect yourself against dangerous wind chills.
What is the Wind Chill Index?
Learn all about the Wind Chill Index in this short video from Duane Friend, an Environmental and Energy Stewardship Educator with University of Illinois Exte...
Dangerous wind chills before more snow clips Maine
With these wind chills you could have frostbite within 15 minutes of exposure.
WEATHER ALERT: Dangerous 20 Below Wind Chills Pose Threat to Long Island
National Weather Service issues a wind chill advisory.
What is Wind Chill?
What is Wind Chill? One of the gravest dangers of winter weather is wind chill. The wind chill is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin by combined effects of wind and cold. As the wind …
20 Below Wind Chills
CCO’s Extreme Cold Search & Rescue “Thank you for bringing me in. If you hadn’t, I think my hands would have gotten frostbite.” -“King” The cold weather is inconvenient for us all b…
Wind Chill Questions
The windchill temperature is how cold people and animals feel when outside. Windchill is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by wind and cold. As the wind increases, it draws heat from the body, driving down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature. Therefore, the wind makes it FEEL much colder. If the temperature is 0°F and the wind is blowing at 15 mph, the windchill is -19°F. At this windchill temperature, exposed skin can freeze in…
How they measure wind chill.
As an arctic air mass lingers over large swaths of the Northeast and Midwest, the National Weather Service has issued wind chill advisories across the...
How Wind Chill Is Calculated
If you follow me on Twitter you might already know that we are currently experiencing frigid wind chills here in western Maine. This got ...
‘Miserable’ and dangerous. What to know about below-zero wind chill heading for Kentucky.
An arctic blast will bring unusual below-freezing wind chill readings to Lexington and Kentucky by Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Some Midwestern states will have it much worse, with wind chill readings possibly falling to minus-50.
A blast of Arctic air mid-week should bring dangerous wind chills to Kentuckiana
A Wind Chill Advisory is out for early Wednesday as our feel like temperatures could be -15 to -20 degrees
State Police Offers Safety Tips for Extreme Cold; Dangerous Wind Chills Expected This Weekend
Wind Chill Impact: How to Dress
Gusty winds allow heat to escape from our bodies quickly, making us feel colder. The average body temperature is 98.6 degrees, and hypothermia begins when our body temperature drops 2-4 degrees. It is important to cover as much exposed skin as possible in these frigid temperatures.
N.J. snow storm bringing up to 10 inches, near-blizzard conditions and sub-zero wind chills
Near-blizzard conditions include 30 mph wind gusts, and limited visibility starting tonight into early morning Friday, the National Weather Service predicts
This is what it looks like after you've fought a fire in a wind chill of minus 50
It's insanely cold in Wisconsin, but that's not stopping firefighters from doing their duty.
Wind Chill and Hard Freeze Warnings On The Way
A cold front has crossed the area and an arctic air mass is blasting southward to the Gulf Coast.
More snow on way as wind chill dips to zero
An arctic blast sent temperatures plummeting and equaling a record set in 1880
West Michigan temperatures continued to drop Wednesday leading to unsafe conditions for time outdoors. Parts of the area could see wind chill temperatures of 40 below zero. In these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite could set in within 10 minutes of exposure. Doctors said some of the first signs of hypothermia include shivering, slurring speech and dizziness. If you need to be outside, doctors recommend wearing multiple layers and keeping your entire face covered.
What exactly is a wind chill and how is it calculated?
See how cold we've got across Mid-Michigan and how exactly meteorologists calculate out what the "wind chill" will be like in your area.