Wind Chill Advisory in Effect, Residents Urged to Stay Indoors

windBARNSTABLE – Officials are advising residents to stay indoors today due to life threatening conditions.

Wind chills could be as low as 25 degrees below zero this morning and the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory through noon.

The wind chill values could lead to frostbite in as little as 10 minutes.

High temperatures are only expected to be about 10 degrees later this afternoon.

The conditions are causing ferry cancellations between the Cape and the Islands.

The Coast Guard is urging fishermen to use caution as there is a gale warning through 10 a.m. and a heavy freezing spray warning through 11 a.m.

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