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HAWK ALERT NWS Wind Chill Warning 6PM 2/13- noon 2/15. -35 wind chill & frostbite in 10 mins possible. Avoid outdoor activity, if possible. More: e.uiowa.edu

HAWK ALERT NWS Wind Chill Warning 6PM 2/13- noon 2/15. -35 wind chill & frostbite in 10 mins possible. Avoid outdoor activity, if possible. More: e.uiowa.edu

Situation Update(s): 

A Wind Chill Warning means that wind chill values are expected to fall to -30F or lower within the next 24 to 48 hours. Please refrain from any unnecessary outdoor activities and wear protective clothing if you must venture outdoors. You can get frostbite in as little as 10-15 minutes on unprotected skin.

02/14/2021 - 12:00pm

Again, outdoor travel is not advised. However, if you must travel, dress in layers, cover exposed skin, and limit your time outdoors as much as possible. Frostbite is possible in 10-15 minutes.

02/14/2021 - 12:01pm

Additional resources include:

  • NITE RIDE, the free, late-night transportation service operated by the UI Department of Public Safety is available to all UI students 10 p.m. — 5 a.m. To request a ride, visit: https://niteride.its.uiowa.edu/request/
  • GPS-based, real-time Cambus passenger information is available through the Transit app. You might consider “favoriting” routes you most frequently take so you can receive notifications of any weather-related detours or delays.
  • The UI Parking and Transportation Department offers free jump-start service for employees, students, and visitors parked on the UI’s main campus. To request service, call 319-335-8312.
02/14/2021 - 12:01pm

The wind chill warning will continue this evening through noon tomorrow. Please continue to avoid serious risks and unnecessary travel, if possible. If you must travel, dress in layers and limit time outdoors. 

02/14/2021 - 6:09pm
Status: 
Closed - Situation Resolved