Communicating Impacts and Mitigation for Wind Chill and Extreme Cold

Communicating Impacts and Mitigation for Wind Chill and Extreme Cold
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2017-06-27
    • Skill Level: 1 '
    • Completion Time: .25 - .50 h
    • Includes Audio: no
    • Required Plugins: none
    • Topics:
      Winter Weather
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After completing this lesson, you should be able complete the following tasks:
  • Describe weather events that potentially lead to wind chill and extreme cold advisories and warnings.
  • Recall the thresholds for wind chill and extreme cold advisories and warnings.
  • Describe how wind chill and extreme cold can impact the general public.
  • List key local partner agencies and public jurisdictions that may be impacted by wind chill and extreme cold.
  • Describe how wind chill and extreme cold can impact both routine and emergency operations of local partner agencies and decision-making by these agencies.
  • Describe strategies that mitigate wind chill and extreme cold hazards.
  • List and describe the communication channels that would be effective in distributing information about wind chill and extreme cold hazards and associated mitigation strategies.
  • Formulate clear, logical, cohesive forecast messages for wind chill and extreme cold events that describe the potential impact on the community and possible mitigation strategies.