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Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:48 AM CST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 9 am
CST Friday...

* what... blowing snow with very cold wind chills expected. Winds
gusting 35 to 40 mph. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero
expected.

* Where... Waseca, Steele and Freeborn counties.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 PM CST this
evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from noon today to 9 am
CST Friday.

* Additional details... patchy blowing snow could significantly
reduce visibility and impact the morning commute. The
dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed
skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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

The latest Road conditions for Minnesota can be found at
511mn.Org and for Wisconsin at 511wi.Gov, or by calling 5 1 1 in
either state.






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