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Public Information Statement

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1036 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...CHANGE TO WFO PEACHTREE CITY WIND CHILL ADVISORY/WARNING
CRITERIA...

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1 2014...THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY AND WARNING
CRITERIA WILL CHANGE FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA. BEGINNING THIS
WINTER SEASON...WIND CHILL ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED
ANY TIME THE WIND CHILL /NOT THE ACTUAL TEMPERATURE/ IS FORECAST
TO MEET OR DROP BELOW THE FOLLOWING THRESHOLDS:

NEW CRITERIA:
WIND CHILL ADVISORY: 5 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT /-15 DEGREES CELSIUS/
WIND CHILL WARNING: -10 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT /-23 DEGREES CELSIUS/

OLD CRITERIA:
ADVISORY: 0 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT
WARNING: -15 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT

THE CHANGE TO CRITERIA VALUES WAS BASED ON UPDATED CLIMATOLOGICAL
WIND CHILL DATA...PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS...AND COLLABORATION WITH
SURROUNDING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WIND CHILL...PLEASE SEE /ALL LOWER CASE/:
HTTP:///SRH.NOAA.GOV/FFC/?N=WCI

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