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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
339 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ003>005-008-010>012-019>021-110430-
/O.CON.KLOT.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-161212T0600Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-LA SALLE-KENDALL-
GRUNDY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...ELGIN...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...
MORRIS
339 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT
  THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 80 WHERE STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 12 INCHES ARE LIKELY
  BY SUNDAY EVENING. SNOW AMOUNTS SHOULD TAPPER OFF SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 80 INTO THE 3 TO 6 INCH RANGE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN
  SECTIONS OF THE WARNING AREA...WHERE THE SNOW COULD MIX WITH
  RAIN LATER SUNDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE
  HEAVIER SNOWFALL...LIKELY BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

ILZ006-013-014-022-INZ001-002-110430-
/O.CON.KLOT.WS.W.0005.161211T0000Z-161212T0600Z/
LAKE IL-DUPAGE-COOK-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKEGAN...WHEATON...CHICAGO...JOLIET...
GARY...VALPARAISO
339 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL DEVELOP BY
  EVENING AND CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
  SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS
  NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.

* VISIBILITIES...LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE
  HEAVIER SNOWFALL...LIKELY BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

ILZ023-INZ010-011-110430-
/O.CON.KLOT.WW.Y.0010.161211T0000Z-161212T0600Z/
KANKAKEE-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KANKAKEE...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER
339 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY EVENING AND WILL PERSIST TONIGHT
  THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL
  THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. THE SNOW COULD MIX WITH OR CHANCE TO
  RAIN FOR A PERIOD SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

KJB



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