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Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Kuskokwim Delta

Dec 30, 2019

National Weather Service screenshot from 3 p.m. Dec. 30, 2019 showing a wind chill advisory for the Kuskokwim Delta.

Time to bundle up. Severe wind chill is predicted for this evening and into the coming days. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the Kuskokwim Delta, beginning Monday at 9 p.m. and lasting through noon on Wednesday, New Year's Day. The Weather Service predicts wind chill dropping to a low of 45 degrees below zero and sustained northerly winds of 15 to 35 miles per hours with even higher gusts. The strongest winds will blow along the coast.

The Weather Service describes the wind chill as “dangerously cold” and warns that it could cause frostbite on exposed skin in less than 10 minutes.