Ithaca, N.Y. — The National Weather Service is again warning that bitterly cold temperatures will make being outside in Ithaca miserable.
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A wind chill advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. tonight until 11 a.m. Saturday. Temperatures could dip below zero, according to the weather service.
Notes from the NWS:
— Temperatures are expected to fall between 10 below zero and 10 degrees.
— Strong wind gusts will reach up to 35 mph.
— “Impacts … bitterly cold wind chills will bring frostbite quickly to exposed skin,” the weather service says.
— With wind chill factors, we could be looking at -15 to -24 below.
— “Wind chill is expected to be cold enough to cause frostbite in about 30 minutes or less … and could lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken,” the weather service says.
“Those planning to venture outdoors should use common sense and dress warmly.”
— We’ll see a couple of inches of additional snow at most.