Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
344 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-311000-
/O.CON.KILX.WS.A.0001.150201T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON
344 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SOME AREAS SOUTH OF A RUSHVILLE
  TO PARIS LINE COULD SEE THE PRECIPITATION BEGIN AS A MIX OF RAIN
  AND SNOW...BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH
  OF A JACKSONVILLE TO PARIS LINE. HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 9
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF A RUSHVILLE TO DANVILLE LINE.

* WIND...GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING COULD CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND HAZARDOUS...AND LIKELY REMAIN THAT WAY THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD BECOME POOR DUE TO THE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND OUT IN
  THE COUNTRY...BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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