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January 3, 2014

Wind chill warning in effect for the North Country until 4 p.m.

Warning Issue Date: 428 AM EST FRI JAN 03 2014

Warning Expiration: 400 PM EST FRI JAN 03 2014

Wind chill warning remains in effect until 4 pm est this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Burlington continues the the wind chill warning...until 4 p.m. this afternoon.

* Locations...the Saint Lawrence Valley of New York...Clinton County New York and the northern Champlain Valley in New York and Vermont.

* Hazard types...dangerously cold wind chills.

* Wind chill readings as low as 40 below due to temperatures 4 below to 18 below zero and winds north 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* Timing...Arctic airmass in place will maintain dangerously low wind chill values through this afternoon. Wind chill temperatures will improve this afternoon as winds die down.

* Impacts...wind chill readings of this magnitude can result in frostbite developing in as little as 15 minutes on exposed skin.

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