Wind chill is the temperature it feels like outside and is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by the effects of wind and cold. 2 Works for You Storm Shield meteorologist Brandon Wholey explains.
The wind chill is the temperature it feels like outside and is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin caused by the effects of wind and cold.
As the wind increases...the body is cooled at a faster rate causing the skin temperature to rapidly drop.
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The National Weather Service would issue a wind chill advisory when wind chill temperatures are potentially hazardous. A wind chill warning is issued when wind chill temperatures are life threatening.
The chart the NWS uses shows that as the wind increases and the temperature decreases, the wind chill can get dangerous fast.
If you head outdoors in bitterly cold weather:
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