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Frigid weather hits area

RITZVILLE – Adams County remained under two weather advisories at press time Tuesday as frigid weather set in.

On Monday, Feb. 21, the National Weather Service issued both a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Wind Chill Advisory for the county and much of Eastern Washington.

According to meteorologists, wind chills were expected to feel as cold as 20 below zero during the early part of the week.

The Wind Chill Advisory kicked in at 9 p.m. Monday and was expected to continue through at least 10 a.m. Wednesday.

"Very cold wind chills expected," The advisory said. "Wind chills zero to 20 below zero....


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