The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for Athens County in effect from 6AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 12PM, Saturday, 12/24/22.
* WHAT…Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero. Winds gusting as high as 45mph.
* WHERE…Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia and central, northeast, northern, southeast, southern and western West Virginia.
* WHEN… 6AM, Friday, 12/23/22, until 12PM, Saturday, 12/24/22.
* IMPACTS…The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.
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