Posted 294 days ago – National Weather Service

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Bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills into mid morning.

Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 9 am EST this morning.

  • Locations: southern New Hampshire and most of Massachusetts along and north of the Mass Pike.
  • Hazard types: bitterly cold wind chills.
  • Timing: into mid morning.
  • Winds: northwest 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wind Chill readings, as low as 24 below.
  • Impacts: dangerously cold wind chills will result in a risk of frostbite on exposed flesh.

Recommended actions

A Wind Chill Advisory is issued when the wind chill index is likely to reach -15 to -24 degrees for at least 3 hours.

Frostbite can develop in just 30 minutes with a wind chill Index of -20. If you are heading outdoors, dress in layers and wear a hat and gloves.