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Bitter Cold and Wind to Bring Dangerous Below Zero Wind Chills Tonight

Low pressure will rapidly intensify in the Guld of Maine tonight causing the wind to increase from the west-northwest in gusts from 35-40 mph driving a bitterly cold air mass into the region.  Temperatures will plunge to near or below zero with wind chills later tonight through Saturday morning dropping to a range of -15 to -25 at times.  Dress appropriately for the cold wearing layers, a hat and gloves and covering exposed skin surfaces to reduce the chance for frost bite which can set develop in as little at 15-20 minutes on exposed skin surfaces. Pets should be brought in - if you're cold they are too.

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The Bottom Line : Another Phone Scam Warning

Updated: Friday, October 4 2013, 09:36 PM EDT
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A Bottom Line Alert about a phone scam making the rounds.
   
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they received reports of two separate suspicious phone calls Wednesday night, in which the caller posed as police.

In both cases, officials say the caller identified himself as "Detective Abraham" from an unknown police department - and the caller ID showed up as "V of G Police Department."
   
Police say the caller told whoever picked up the phone that they owed money, and that a warrant was out for their arrest.
   
This is very similar to other phone scams that CBS 6's Dori Marlin has warned about in the past.

The "real" officials tell Dori, they never collect money owed via phone - so if you get one of the calls, don't give out any money or personal information, and instead hang up immediately.
The Bottom Line : Another Phone Scam Warning


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