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  • Wind Chill Warning for Ellis County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Friday, January 8, 2010 at 5:06 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, January 8, 2010 at 1 p.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS406 AM CST FRI JAN 8 2010...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWEST KANSAS....TEMPERATURES DOWN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO BELOW ZERO WILLCONTINUE TO FALL DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS UNDER CLEAR SKIESAND DECREASING WINDS. THERE IS ALSO A FRESH SNOW COVER ACROSSPORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS WHICH WILL ALLOWTEMPERATURES OVER THESE AREAS TO FALL EVEN MORE DURING THE EARLYMORNING HOURS. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL REMAIN IN THE 10 TO 15 MPHRANGE EARLY THIS MORNING. THIS WILL ALLOW WIND CHILL VALUES TOFALL INTO DANGEROUS LEVELS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.KSZ030-031-046-081800-/O.CON.KDDC.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-100108T1800Z/TREGO-ELLIS-RUSH-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...HAYS...ELLIS...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER406 AM CST FRI JAN 8 2010...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOONCST TODAY...A WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.* AS TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE MINUS 5 TO MINUS 10 RANGE EARLYTHIS MORNING...THE NORTHWEST WINDS WILL REMAIN IN THE 10 TO 15MPH RANGE. THIS WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE MINUS 22TO MINUS 29 RANGE* THE TIME FRAME OF THE COLDEST WIND CHILL VALUES IS EXPECTED TOBE BETWEEN 6 AM AND 9 AM CST FRIDAY MORNING.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR ANDSTRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THISWILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IFPRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.$$

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