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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1144 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION LATE TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE TUESDAY MORNING
COMMUTE...

A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS SNOW IN MANY
AREAS...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. EXPECT A TRANSITION TO
A PERIOD OF SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN AS THE MORNING CONTINUES. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THE WISCONSIN
BORDER...ONE INCH IN THE METRO AREA...AND LIGHTER SOUTH. EXPECT A
TRANSITION TO LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON SOUTH OF THE
CHICAGO METRO AREA...THOUGH TEMPERATURES MAY REMAIN BELOW FREEZING
DURING THE AFTERNOON FARTHER NORTH. LIGHTER PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON.


ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
030145-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WW.Y.0008.150303T0900Z-150303T1800Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
1144 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015 /1244 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST /4 AM EST/ TO
NOON CST /1 PM EST/ TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST /4 AM EST/ TO NOON CST /1 PM EST/ TUESDAY.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS... SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH.
  SLEET AND OR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATING TO AROUND ONE TENTH OF
  AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...A PERIOD OF HEAVY... WET SNOW AND THEN A WINTRY
  MIX WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DURING THE TUESDAY
  MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

KMD

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