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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:15 AM EDT on October 01, 2014


To: subscribers:
         -family of services
         -NOAA weather wire service
         -emergency managers weather information network
         -noaaport
         other NWS partners and NWS employees

From: Ron Morales
          warning coordination meteorologist
          NWS Charleston SC

Subject: changes to Wind Chill Advisory... watch and warning
          criteria for NWS Charleston SC area of responsibility
          effective December 1 2014

On Monday December 1 2014... the National Weather Service office
in Charleston SC will change the criteria for wind chill
advisories... watches and warnings for its entire area of
responsibility. The current criteria are 5 degrees above zero for
advisories... and 10 degrees below zero for wind chill watches and
warnings. On December 1st... those criteria will be raised based on
an analysis of historical hourly wind chill values which indicates
the current advisory... watch and warning criteria are too low.

The new wind chill criteria are as follows...

10 degrees above zero for wind chill advisories and 5 degrees below
zero for wind chill watches and warnings for the following zones:

In southeast South Carolina...
Allendale... inland Berkeley... inland Colleton... Dorchester... Hampton
and inland Jasper.

In southeast Georgia...
Bulloch... Candler... Effingham... Evans... Jenkins... Screven and
Tattnall.


15 degrees above zero for wind chill advisories and 0 degrees
for wind chill watches and warnings for the following zones:

In southeast South Carolina...
Beaufort... tidal Berkeley... Charleston... coastal Colleton and
coastal Jasper.

In southeast Georgia... coastal Bryan... inland Bryan... coastal
Chatham... inland Chatham... coastal Liberty... inland Liberty...
long... coastal McIntosh and inland McIntosh.


To repeat... on December 1 2014... the National Weather Service
weather forecast office in Charleston SC will change the Wind Chill
Advisory... watch and warning criteria across its entire area of
responsibility.

If you have any questions... please contact:

Ron Morales
warning coordination meteorologist
or
Michael emlaw
meteorologist in charge
NOAA/National Weather Service
5777 south aviation Avenue
North Charleston SC 29406-6162
phone: 843-744-0303
E-mail: Ron.Morales@noaa.Gov or Michael.Emlaw@noaa.Gov


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