Wind Chill Warning Issued Friday Until Saturday Afternoon
FRAMINGHAM – The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Friday, February 3 until Saturday afternoon.
Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero.
The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.
Lowest wind chills are expected Friday night.
Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.
Framingham Mayor Charlie Sisitsky said he has met with department heads and social service agencies like the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC), with the arctic front coming.
“SMOC plans to make extra beds available at its shelter on Merchant Road in Framingham, as well as its shelter in Ashland, said Mayor Sisitsky this morning, February 2.
Mayor Sisitsky said the police department will be check areas where the homeless congregate and tell them of the space, and offer they a ride.
SMOC will also offer meals to those in need at Merchant Road,
The Mayor said both Framingham libraries will be open on Friday and Saturday normal hours for those looking to escape the cold.