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HAWK ALERT NWS Wind Chill Warning. Today 6pm-noon on 2/7. Wind chill of -35 possible. Frostbite possible in less than 10 min. Stay indoors. More at e.uiowa.edu

HAWK ALERT NWS Wind Chill Warning. Today 6pm-noon on 2/7. Wind chill of -35 possible. Frostbite possible in less than 10 min. Stay indoors. More at e.uiowa.edu

Situation Update(s): 

A Wind Chill Warning in Johnson County 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 10-15 minutes on unprotected skin.

02/06/2021 - 12:06pm

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.

02/06/2021 - 12:07pm

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.

02/06/2021 - 12:09pm
Status: 
Closed - Situation Resolved