Severe Weather Alerts - Maxfields Corner, RI

  • Wind Chill Warning

    Wind Chill Warning in effect until Sunday, 12:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE ALL OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND EXCEPT CAPE COD
AND THE ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 34 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS OCCURRING THIS
EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY
DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO...
COLDEST OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

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Maxfields Corner, RI Radar