Wind Chill Advisory For Portions Of SE Ohio

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Atish Baidya
Taylor Mirfendereski

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Updated Tue, Jan 22, 2013 5:13 pm

UPDATE: 5:03 PM At least four Southeast Ohio school districts have declared a two-hour delay for classes Wednesday as below freezing temperatures are expected to settle into the region.

Athens City Schools, Alexander Local Schools, Federal Hocking Local Schools and Vinton County Local Schools posted online Tuesday that their districts would follow a two-hour delay schedule on Jan. 23.

Portions of Southeast Ohio are under wind chill advisory until late Wednesday morning including Tuscararwas, Carroll, Coshocton, Jefferson, Muskingum Belmont, Guernsey, Noble, Monroe and Harrison counties.

Temperatures will be in the single digits to near zero Wednesday morning. With winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph the wind chill will make temperatures feel like it is 10 to 20 below zero.

The National Weather Service advises people to take precautions to avoid frost bite and hypothermia if you have to go outside.


Portions of Southeast Ohio are under a wind chill advisory until Wednesday morning as below freezing temperatures have settled into the region.

Some of the counties under the advisory include: Tuscararwas, Carroll, Coshocton, Jefferson, Muskingum Belmont, Guernsey, Noble, Monroe and Harrison counties.

Temperatures will be in the single digits to near zero Wednesday morning. With winds from the west at 15 to 20 mph the wind chill will make temperatures feel like it is 10 to 20 below zero.

The National Weather Service advises people to take precautions to avoid frost bite and hypothermia if you have to go outside.

Several local school districts across the region were on a two-hour delay due to the freezing temperatures Tuesday. At least one school district declared a two-hour delay for classes Wednesday.

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