Wind Chill Advisory

Last Updated: 17:34 PM. Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018 EST

Until 12:00 PM. Thursday, Jan 04, 2018

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-041145- /O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0002.180104T0300Z-180104T1700Z/ Madison-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon- Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson-Caldwell Mountains- Burke Mountains-McDowell Mountains-Rutherford Mountains- Polk Mountains- Including the cities of Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut, Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City, Luada, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso, Cove Creek, Asheville, Robbinsville, Stecoah, Cullowhee, Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, Old Fort, and Saluda 532 PM EST Wed Jan 3 2018 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...very cold wind chills expected. Wind chill values will likely fall to between 5 and 15 degrees below zero. Very windy conditions will also develop, with northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph arriving overnight, with gusts of 35 to 45 mph at times, especially along the higher ridges. * WHERE...Much of the mountains western North Carolina. * WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to noon EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. The winds may blown around loose objects, and isolated power outages will be possible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Keith Monday