Wind chill advisory until 10am

The National Weather Service has also issued a Wind Chill Advisory nutil 10am Thursday for all counties in central Georgia.

Counties include: Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dodge, Dooly, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Johnson, Jones, Laurens, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Taylor, Telfair, Treutlen, Twiggs, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox, and Wilkinson.

Due to strong winds and frigid temperatures, dangerous wind chills are possible overnight into Thursday morning. Single digit wind chills are likely across portions of central Georgia. The NWS urges caution as strong winds and cold air can result in frost bite or even hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

Try to limit your time outside this morning. Dress in layers and be sure to wear a hat in gloves if you have to be outside this morning.

Cold Weather Tips:

-Turn off and drain all sprinkler or irrigation systems.

-It's a good idea to open all cabinet doors under sinks exposing pipes to warmer room temperatures.

-Turn on hot and cold faucets to let them drip slowly... moving water will keep pipes from freezing.

-Close garage doors. Cover any vents under house or windows to basements.

-Consider covering outside (any exposed) faucets with insulating foam covers. Remember: The more insulation you use, the better protected your pipes will be.

-Move animals to sheltered areas. Bring pets inside. Make sure pets have plenty of food, water, and shelter.

Farmers*- Haul extra feed and water to nearby feeding areas. Most animals die from dehydration in winter storms.


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment