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UPDATE: Wind chill advisory issued in Oklahoma Wednesday

The wind chill will make temperatures feel below zero Wednesday in Oklahoma. Strong winds will be from the north.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 5, 2014 at 6:06 am •  Published: February 5, 2014

6:05 a.m. The wind chill factor is minus 10 degrees in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service reports. The actual temperature has dipped to 10 degrees. A wind chill advisory is in effect for most of the state. The Panhandle is under a wind chill warning until noon, the weather service reports. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates.

4:30 a.m. The wind chill factor has dipped to minus 4 degrees in central Oklahoma Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service reports.

The actual temperature in Oklahoma City was 15 degrees at 4:30 a.m.

A wind chill advisory is in effect until 11 a.m. Wednesday and from 6 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.

People who have to be outdoors should dress in layers and avoid leaving any skin exposed to prevent hypothermia.

Wind gusts will be near 31 mph. The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:

Wednesday: Partly sunny with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as minus 8. North wind 17 to 22 mph with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Wednesday night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Cloudy with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as minus 10. North wind 15 to 17 mph with gusts as high as 24 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

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