Alleghany Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:49 PM EST Jan. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST
Thursday...
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon EST
Thursday...

* what... very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to
range from 5 below to 15 below zero. Black ice is possible on
roadways and bridges.

* Where... the high country of northwest North Carolina.

* When... through 10 am EST Thursday for wind chills. Black ice is
possible overnight into Thursday morning.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills will cause frostbite
in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for black ice means that refreezing of
roads will occur... resulting in the development of widespread
black ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that
appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.