Wind Chill Advisory Issued, Saline District Library is Community's Weather Haven

 12/27/2017 - 02:59

The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory that is in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to the NWS, the very cold wind chills expected can cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Wind chills are expected to range from -10 to -15 degrees.

People outdoors are advised to wear a hat and gloves.

Frigid temperatures are expected to remain through week and weekend.

The Saline District Library, which was closed Dec. 24-26 for the holiday, is the only designated “temporary weather haven” in the community. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday-Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday.

Individuals needing to escape adverse cold conditions can temporarily stay at weather havens before continuing on to their destination.

For more weather haven locations in Washtenaw County, click here.

 

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