STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Wind Chill Warning for a large portion of Pennsylvania beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday (Dec. 23).
The advisory runs until 7 p.m. on Saturday. “Dangerously cold” wind chills as low as 30 below zero are possible.
“The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes,” the NWS said.
The NWS advised people to prepare for the dangerous cold.
“Avoid going outside during the coldest parts of the day,” the advisory said. “Dress in layers and cover exposed skin. Wear a hat and gloves. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur within minutes if precautions are not taken.”
Winter weather safety and preparedness information can be found at weather.gov/winter. The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission issued similar preparedness information last week.
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