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Are You Prepared? Dangerous Travel Conditions and Frigid Temperatures Expected With Winter Storm

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Jan 012014
 

Please Be Careful Out There

Please Be Careful Out There

A winter storm warning is in effect for our area from 4 a.m. tomorrow until 1 p.m. on Friday.

Expect heavy snow severe winter weather conditions with a significant amount of snow that will make travel dangerous.

Everyone is warned to only travel in an emergency, and if you must drive, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your car in case of an emergency.

Details:

This will be a coastal storm with strong winds and dangerously cold wind chills Thursday evening through Friday afternoon. Expect wind gusts up to 35 mph.

Be prepared for 1 to 2 inches of snow per hour through the Thursday morning rush hour followed by a lull.

The most significant period of snow will redevelop by Thursday evening and continue into Friday morning.

Wind chills will be around 15 below to 5 below from late Thursday night into Friday.

Blowing and drifting snow will make travel extremely dangerous, visibility could be 1/4 to 1/2 mile at times.

Please be careful out there.

The Chilly Chili Run Is Destined To Be Really Ch-Ch-Ch-Chilly on Wednesday

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Dec 292013
 

We will sorely miss Doc Whitney at this year's race.

We will sorely miss Doc Whitney at this year’s race.

The annual Chilly Chili Run 5k road race will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

Over the past few years, we’ve seen balmy to freezing temperatures, sunshine and drizzle, but this year it is truly going to be a Chilly Run.

Here is this week’s weather forecast for Orange from the National Weather Service. Prepare to bundle up, we’re looking at freezing to below freezing temperatures.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 6 to 15 mph.

  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 28 by 5pm. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
  • New Year’s Day Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Night A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Friday A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.