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wind chill

The cooling effect of wind at low temperatures. This is greater than the effect of ambient cold alone and may cause rapid heat loss, adding to the risk of HYPOTHERMIA.
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"One of the coldest arctic air mass intrusions in recent memory is surging south into the Upper Midwest before spreading across much of the eastern two-thirds of the country," the weather service said, warning of "life-threatening wind chills, likely leading to widespread record lows and low maximum temperatures."
"Still, as wind chill will still be minus 10 C, visitors should brace themselves," Yoo hee-dong, an official from the weather agency said.
On Saturday, winds of more than 90 mph swirled Mount Washington, the Northeast's highest peak, at a temperature of minus 37 degrees and a wind chill of minus 93.
Pure Snow apparel is made using the Sympatex membrane to offer guaranteed protection against the wind chill effect due to its 100% windproof rating consistent with DIN EN ISO 9237 standards.
Wind chill was recorded at 18 on Friday and the IMD has predicted that it may reach 19 on Sunday making the city colder.
Offices and schools were closed in Indianapolis and businesses were asked to close at least until noon, if not all day, due to temperatures and wind chill conditions.
The device is designed to combat potential exposure to wind chill whilst performing crane transfers at low temperatures.
THE ICEBOT -- With the wind chill factor below -50[degrees], WHOI engineer Amy Kukulya and engineering technician Kris Newhall launch the robotic underwater vehicle REMUS into a hole cut into a stretch of sea ice extending into the Chukchi Sea from Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the United States.
Kestrel offers a full line of hand held weather meters with the ability to measure and track many critical factors affecting the work environment, including; Wind /Air Speed, Air Flow, Wind Direction, Barometric Pressure, Altitude, Temperature, Relative Humidity, Wet Bulb Temperature, Heat Index and Wind Chill. They are fully waterproof, float and have a large, liquid-crystal backlit display.
The Kestrel 4000 NV measures every major environmental condition: barometric pressure, altitude, density altitude, temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind chill, dewpoint, wet bulb temperature and heat stress.
Fell top assessors are expected to reach the summit in less than two hours, checking wind directions and speeds, air and wind chill temperatures and conditions underfoot.