Weather Alerts for Connecticut

Wind Chill Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Hartford
  • Tolland
  • Windham

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>021-026-RIZ001>007-140515-
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HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBORO...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...AYER...FOSTER...
SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...WEST GREENWICH...WARWICK...BRISTOL...
NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
403 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE ALL OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND EXCEPT CAPE COD
AND THE ISLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AND STRONG WIND
GUSTS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...AS LOW AS 34 BELOW.

* TIMING...THE WORST OF THE WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS OCCURRING THIS
EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS THIS COLD CAN BRING ON FROSTBITE IN AS
LITTLE AS 10 MINUTES! OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED IN
THESE CONDITIONS. STRONG WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING MAY
DOWN A FEW LARGE TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* AIR TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING
WILL FALL TO NEAR RECORD COLD VALUES OF 5 TO 15 BELOW ZERO...
COLDEST OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE WIND CHILL INDEX IS
LIKELY TO FALL TO -25 DEGREES OR COLDER FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS. A
WIND CHILL INDEX BELOW -30 CAN BRING ABOUT FROSTBITE IN AS LITTLE
AS 10 MINUTES. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF YOU ARE
HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS AND HEAD
COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

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Wind Chill Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Litchfield

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NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-
SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-
EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-
EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-
WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...ATWELL...BIG MOOSE...EAGLE BAY...MCKEEVER...
NOBLEBORO...NORTHWOOD...OLD FORGE...SPECULATOR...ILION...
HERKIMER...LITTLE FALLS...MOHAWK...FRANKFORT...DOLGEVILLE...
GLOVERSVILLE...JOHNSTOWN...AMSTERDAM...WELLSVILLE...
SARATOGA SPRINGS...WARRENSBURG...WHITEHALL...GRANVILLE...
COBLESKILL...MIDDLEBURGH...DELANSON...ESPERANCE...DUANESBURG...
SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...BALLSTON SPA...MECHANICVILLE...
WATERFORD...ALTAMONT...ALBANY...TROY...HOOSICK FALLS...HUNTER...
TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...CATSKILL...COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...
JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...HUDSON...CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...
WOODSTOCK...WEST HURLEY...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...
KINGSTON...NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...
PAWLING...DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...
MILLERTON...NORTHVILLE...MAYFIELD...GLENS FALLS...
WEST GLENS FALLS...HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...CAMBRIDGE...
GREENWICH...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
328 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALL OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.

* HAZARD TYPES...LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...25 TO 60 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES. THE COLDEST
WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE
SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS AND SOUTHERN GREENS.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH THE COLDEST WIND CHILL
VALUES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS WILL REACH LIFE THREATENING LEVELS. FRIGID
TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN FROZEN AND BURSTING PIPES...FROSTBITE
AND HYPOTHERMIA IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 WITH GUSTS 30 TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...AIR TEMPERATURES 5 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THE
COLDEST READINGS WILL BE ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN OF THE
SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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Wind Chill Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • New Haven
  • Fairfield
  • Middlesex
  • New London

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-NYZ067>071-140345-
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NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
244 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE
THREATENING WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...FROM 25 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* COLD IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY
DANGEROUS TO THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE WILL
CAUSE FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND
FRIGID AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* WIND IMPACTS...SCATTERED TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES DOWNED.
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF
YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS
AND HEAD COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

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Wind Chill Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • New Haven
  • Fairfield
  • Middlesex
  • New London

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-NYZ067>071-140345-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
244 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE
THREATENING WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...FROM 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* COLD IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY
DANGEROUS TO THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE WILL
CAUSE FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND
FRIGID AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* WIND IMPACTS...SCATTERED TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES DOWNED.
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF
YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS
AND HEAD COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • New Haven
  • Fairfield
  • Middlesex
  • New London

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
141300-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL FALL TO ZERO
TO 3 DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN AND AROUND THE NEW YORK CITY AND NEW
JERSEY METRO...AND LONG ISLAND...AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT. TEMPS
WILL FALL TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND SOUTHERN
CONNECTICUT. WIND CHILL VALUES DURING THIS TIME ARE EXPECTED TO
REACH LIFE THREATENING LEVELS AS COLD AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE TEENS...WITH
WIND CHILLS LIKELY NOT RISING ABOVE ZERO UNTIL MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON.

* COLD SPELLS OF THIS MAGNITUDE BRING A RISK OF FROSTBITE AND
HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE WHO DOES NOT TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. IN
ADDITION...FROZEN PIPES AND OVERWORKED FURNACES COULD LEAVE YOUR
HOUSE WITHOUT HEAT OR RUNNING WATER...AND CAR BATTERIES RUN THE
RISK OF DYING.

* NEVER VENTURE OUTDOORS WITHOUT WEARING GLOVES...A HAT AND
SEVERAL LAYERS OF CLOTHING. WIND CHILL VALUES LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE IN LESS THAN
30 MINUTES IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* RUN WATER AT A TRICKLE AND KEEP CABINET DOORS OPEN TO PREVENT
PIPES FROM FREEZING.

* NEVER USE A STOVE OR OVEN TO HEAT YOUR HOME OR USE AN OPEN FLAME
TO MELT FROZEN PIPES. MANY HOUSE FIRES RESULT FROM THESE
PRACTICES.

* CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND YOUR CAR BATTERY. BE SURE YOUR CAR HAS
A WINTER SAFETY KIT THAT INCLUDES A BLANKET...WARM CLOTHES AND
GLOVES IN CASE YOUR CAR BREAKS DOWN OR BECOMES STRANDED.

* TAKE EXTRA STEPS TO KEEP YOUR PETS WARM AND KNOW THEIR LIMITS TO
COLD.

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