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Dangerous Wind Chill . Somara McEacrane -Theodore 9 December 2010. Claim. The State police barracks in Hazelton reported numerous cases of frostbite on January 10 th , 2004, p articularly in Monroe County. . http://www.mapwatch.com/county-map/pennsylvania.shtml 2005. Data Declared.

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dangerous wind chill

Dangerous Wind Chill

SomaraMcEacrane-Theodore

9 December 2010

claim
Claim
  • The State police barracks in Hazelton reported numerous cases of frostbite on January 10th, 2004, particularly in Monroe County.

http://www.mapwatch.com/county-map/pennsylvania.shtml 2005

data declared
Data Declared
  • Temperature, Wind Speed, Wind Gust, PrecipitationAASC. The Pennsylvania State Climatologist. PASC IDA FAA RAW data http://climate.met.psu.edu/www_prod/ida/submit.php9 Dec 2010. 01 Jan 1999Snowfall and Radar dataAASC. The Pennsylvania State Climatologist. Map Archive http://climate.met.psu.edu/www_prod/data/image_archive/index.php9 Dec 2010. 19 Feb 2002.Frostbite Brian Nearing.  (25  February). Inclement exposure. McClatchy - Tribune Business News.  Retrieved December 10, 2010, from ABI/INFORM Dateline. (Document ID: 1434442211).
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Results

The high temperature for January 10th, 2004 was 3.9 F and the low was -9.9 F.Wind speed peaking at 11.5 mph and maximum gust at 20.7 mph.No snowfall was recorded for this 24 hour period .These temperatures are conducive to hypothermia if one spends extensive time in these frigid elements.What maybe considered by most  a "short time", spent in these conditions could result in frostbite.

claim validated
Claim validated

Based on the preceding weather data for January 10th, 2004 in Monroe County PA it seems most fitting for the conditions that are conducive for frostbite and hypothermia. Clothing factors should be taken under consideration when coming to the ultimate conclusion.