National Weather Service Issue Wind Chill Advisory From Harlem To Hollis

The National Weather Service has issued the following Wind Chill Advisory from Harlem to Hollis and beyond.

Hazards: Very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

Preparedness Actions:

  • If you must go outside, dress appropriately, and wear a hat and gloves.
  • Residents should also check on their neighbors, friends, and relatives, especially the elderly and those with disabilities, and access and functional needs during periods of extreme cold.
  • Seniors, infants, people with chronic cardiovascular or lung conditions, people using alcohol or drugs & people with cognitive disabilities (like dementia, serious mental illness or developmental disability) are at increased risk.
  • If you lose power and have a disability or access needs, or use Life Sustaining Equipment (LSE) and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1.

 Friday, 1/5 at 1:00 AM to Saturday, 1/6 at 10:00 AM

For more information, please visitwww.weather.gov/okx/

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