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Frostbite potential Monday with very low wind chills & leftover light snow

WIND CHILL ALERTS

A Wind Chill WARNING is in effect for the following counties until 8 a.m. Tuesday:

  • Oswego County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lewis County

A Wind Chill WARNING is in effect for the following counties until 7 p.m. Monday:

  • Chenango
  • Cortland
  • Onondaga
  • Oneida
  • Ontario
  • Otsego
  • Schuyler
  • Seneca
  • Steuben
  • Tompkins
  • Yates
  • southern Cayuga

A Wind Chill ADVISORY is in effect for the following counties:
--Wayne and northern Cayuga counties until 7 PM.

Wind Chills ALERTS are issued when strong winds will combine with very cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for exposed skin over the next 12-24 hours.
--This combination will make it feel like it is -20 to -30 degrees below zero or colder for a period of several hours.
--If you will be outdoors, use common sense and dress warmly.
--Make sure that all exposed skin is covered. If possible, avoid prolonged exposure to the cold to prevent frostbite and hypothermia.

Important frostbite reminders (on exposed skin) so you can make empowered decisions about being outside:
--You can get frostbite in 30 minutes when the wind chill is -20 degrees (below zero).
--You can get frostbite in 20 minutes when the wind chill is -30 degrees (below zero).
--You can get frostbite in 10 minutes when the wind chill is -40 degrees (below zero).

A Winter Weather ADVISORY is in effect for the following counties:
--Oswego, Wayne, & northern Cayuga counties until 11 AM

A Winter Weather ADVISORY is issued in this case because a spray of lake effect snow showers, flurries and at times steadier lake effect snow squalls will be over these counties causing accumulating snow. While total snow amounts are not expected to be extremely heavy, there should be enough snow to cause travel trouble. You will find a large difference in snowfall amounts. The weather can vary from locally heavy snow to flurries even within these counties. See below for the forecast for new snow.


Here is important information so you know before you go:


Here is a look at a Road Impact Forecast:


Here is a look at your forecast for new snow between 4 AM & 11 PM Monday for much of upstate NY:


Here is a look at your forecast for new snow between 4 AM & 11 PM Monday for the immediate CNY area:


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