Wind chill advisory issued for Wednesday

Wind chill advisory issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory from 12 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday for the following counties: DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign and Vermilion.

A separate wind chill advisory has been issued for Ford and Iroquois counties from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday.

The weather service said wind chill readings of minus 15 to minus 25 are possible in the overnight hours on Wednesday.  In these conditions, frostbite can occur in as little as 20 to 30 minutes. 

You should limit your time outside on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.  If you have to be outside, wear plenty of warm clothing and limit the amount of exposed skin.

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