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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
645 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

ILZ052-054>057-061>063-066>068-011800-
/O.CON.KILX.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
CHRISTIAN-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-
EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TAYLORVILLE...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...
SHELBYVILLE...EFFINGHAM
645 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING
  HOURS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL SHOULD RANGE FROM 6 TO 9
  INCHES OVER MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS.

* WIND...SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
  THE PERIOD...THUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED
  TO BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  THROUGH THE DAY. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A
  MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>051-053-011800-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
PEORIA-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-
DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-
SANGAMON-MACON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...
HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...DECATUR
645 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA INTO EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS
  MORNING INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES IS LIKELY
  OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS...WITH ISOLATED 8 INCH AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE ALONG THE INTERSTATE 72 CORRIDOR. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE
  IN LOCATIONS NORTH OF A RUSHVILLE TO BLOOMINGTON LINE...
  INCLUDING THE PEORIA METRO AREA AND GALESBURG...WHERE AMOUNTS
  FROM 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE ANTICIPATED.

* WIND...SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
  THE PERIOD...THUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED
  TO BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THROUGH MUCH
  OF THE DAY. VISIBILITY WILL BE OCCASIONALLY REDUCED TO LESS
  THAN A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

ILZ071>073-011800-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
645 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.
  THERE MAY BE A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN AS WELL THIS MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE
  FROM 4 TO LOCALLY 7 INCHES...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES FURTHER SOUTH
  NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE WHERE THE SNOW MAY MIX OCCASIONALLY WITH SOME
  FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.

* WIND...SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
  THE PERIOD...THUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED
  TO BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS EVENING
  THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
  THAN A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

SMITH



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