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Wind Chill Warning issued February 06 at 3:54AM CST until February 06 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:54 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
Expires: noon on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

...LIFE-THREATENING WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...
.CLEARING SKIES AND A FRESH SNOW PACK HAS ALLOWED OVERNIGHT
TEMPERATURES TO PLUMMET BELOW ZERO...WITH ACTUAL TEMPERATURES
BOTTOMING OUT BETWEEN ZERO AND 15 BELOW ZERO ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF
MISSOURI. ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS HAVE DROPPED OFF MARKEDLY EARLY THIS
MORNING...EVEN A LIGHT WIND WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING WIND
CHILLS FROM 25 TO 30 BELOW ZERO NORTH OF A ST JOSEPH TO MOBERLY LINE
WITH DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 15 AND 2O BELOW ZERO EXPECTED
OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THESE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO THE
LATE MORNING HOURS BEFORE IMPROVING SOMEWHAT THIS AFTERNOON.
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
A WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.
* LOCATION...NORTHERN MISSOURI AND EXTREME NORTHEAST KANSAS.
* WIND CHILLS...OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES HAVE DROPPED TO 10 BELOW TO 15
BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILL VALUES BY DAYBREAK WILL FALL AS LOW AS 25 TO
30 BELOW ZERO FROM THE PRE-DAWN HOURS TO MID MORNING HOURS.
* WINDS...LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 4 TO 8 MPH.
* IMPACTS...THE BRUTALLY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THIS MORNING
COUPLED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING WIND
CHILLS WHICH CAN RESULT IN FROSTBITE IF BARE SKIN IS EXPOSED AND
CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA AND EVEN DEATH IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY
DRESSED.

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