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Another wind chill advisory issued for Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

The front lawn of the Orleans County Courthouse as it appeared at about 8 p.m. today when it was 16 degrees outside.

The temperatures will drop tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for 1 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday. The 15 to 25 mile per hour winds, combined with the cold temperatures, will make it feel as low as 20 degrees below zero.

The wind chill advisory has been issued for all of Western New York, except for the counties of Monroe and Wayne.

The Weather Service said the dangerously cold wind chills carry the risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outdoors for an extended period of time who isn’t dressed appropriately.