Unformatted text preview: feel as though it is 8° F. In other words, your body loses heat as though it is 8° outside. However, no matter what the wind chill, an object will not get colder than the actual temperature. So when forecasters say the “wind chill is 8°,” they are not saying that a chilled object is cooled to 8°. Why Care? The lower the wind-chill, the more quickly you could develop frostbite or hypothermia. Wear proper clothing when you are out in extreme weather, and check regularly for damp areas on your clothing from snow, rain, or even perspiration....
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- Fall '11
- weather, forecaster, Wind chill, Wind Chill Factor, Tyler Liebnau