The National Weather Service issued a Wind Chill Warning for most of Southern New England at 9:27pm this evening, the warning is in effect until 12 p.m. on Sunday.

Before factoring in the wind chill, Newport is expected to wake up to -4 degree temperatures on Sunday morning.

With wind chill reading between 20 and 35 degrees below zero, the worst of the wind chills will occur into Sunday morning.

Wind chills this cold can bring on frostbite in as little as 10 minutes. Outdoor exposure should be limited in these conditions. Strong winds this afternoon and evening may down a few large tree limbs.

A Wind Chill Waring is issues when the wind chill index is likely to fall to -25 degrees or colder for at least three hours.

Wind Chill Warning

Ryan M. Belmore

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