Wind Chill Watch
Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 07, 2013
Statement as of 9:07 PM PST on December 4, 2013
... Wind chill watch in effect from Friday evening through
The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a wind chill
watch... which is in effect from Friday evening through Saturday
* Timing: 10 PM Friday through 10 am Saturday.
* Wind chill values: 2o to 25 degrees below zero.
* Locations include: Connell... Prosser... Tri-Cities... Heppner...
Condon... Fossil... Ellensburg... Thorp... Naches... Sunnyside...
Toppenish... Yakima... Dufur... Maupin
* impacts: those who must be outside should dress in adequate
clothing and minimize exposure. Pets and livestock are also
affected by the cold. Ensure pets and livestock have a warm dry
shelter... and access to food and fresh unfrozen water.
A wind chill watch means that there is the potential for a
combination of very cold air and strong winds to create
dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur in less
than 30 minutes... and hypothermia may occur if precautions are not
taken. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on
Statement as of 10:11 am PST on December 4, 2013
... New daily record low temperatures for December 4th...
Note: stations marked with * indicate that the station reports once
per day. For consistency... these values are considered to have
occurred on the day the observation was taken but may have actually
occurred (especially for Max temperature) on the previous day.
Station previous new records
record/year record began
*pelton dam, or 13 / 1972 12 1958
*sisters, or 1 / 1992 -2 1958