Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
251 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS ARRIVING OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>051-053-055-057-270600-
/O.NEW.KILX.WC.Y.0008.150227T0600Z-150227T1600Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-MACON-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...DECATUR
251 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM CST
FRIDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 15 AND 24 BELOW ZERO
  WILL ARRIVE ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS DURING OVERNIGHT INTO MID
  MORNING FRIDAY. THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS WILL BE AROUND GALESBURG
  BY DAWN FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...FROST BITE WILL OCCUR IN A MATTER OF MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN. EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL
  INCREASE THE RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES...AND MINIMIZE AS MUCH EXPOSED SKIN AS POSSIBLE.

&&

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