Weather Alerts for McDonough, IL

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Chill Advisory  WIND CHILL ADVISORY   Wind Chill Advisory
MCDONOUGH, IL

Areas Affected:
Bureau - Carroll - Henderson - Henry - Jo Daviess - McDonough - Mercer - Putnam - Rock Island - Stephenson - Warren - Whiteside
Effective: Thu 3:14 pm Updated: Thu 4:55 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri 9:00 am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING...
.ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE MIDWEST TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY BRINGING VERY COLD TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA. THE
COMBINATION OF COLD TEMPERATURES AND SOME WIND WILL PUSH WIND
CHILLS INTO THE 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO RANGE.
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY.
* TIMING...FROM 3 AM THROUGH THE FRIDAY MORNING COMMUTE.
* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.
* TEMPERATURES...6 BELOW TO 14 BELOW ZERO.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 MPH OR LESS.
* IMPACTS...FROST BITE WILL OCCUR IN A MATTER OF MINUTES ON
EXPOSED SKIN. EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL
INCREASE THE RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

Information:
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS...RESULTING IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS COVERING EXPOSED SKIN.
FROSTBITE WILL OCCUR IN AS FEW AS 30 MINUTES IN THESE
CONDITIONS.