Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
343 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

ILZ005-006-010>014-019>023-INZ001-002-010-011-230230-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-
GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...DIXON...DEKALB...
AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...
KANKAKEE...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER
343 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...MODERATE SNOWFALL RATES WITH ACCUMULATIONS MONDAY MORNING...

ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT OR AROUND SUNRISE
AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND
NORTHWEST INDIANA. A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO POSSIBLY BRIEFLY HEAVY
SNOWFALL RATES IS LIKELY DURING THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE. EVEN
WITH MILD PAVEMENT TEMPERATURES...THESE SNOWFALL RATES SHOULD BE
ENOUGH TO LEAD TO ACCUMULATIONS...ESPECIALLY ON UNTREATED
SURFACES.

WHILE THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY ON HOW EXPANSIVE THE HEAVIER
SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE AND HOW QUICKLY ACCUMULATIONS WILL
OCCUR...ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOWFALL ARE FAVORED BY THE TIME
THE SNOW ENDS AROUND NOON ON MONDAY. EVEN IN AREAS THAT RECEIVE
THE LOWER END TOTALS...THE TIMING OF THE SNOWFALL DURING THE
MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE WILL LIKELY PRESENT DELAYS TO SOME IF NOT
MANY MODES OF TRAVEL.

THOSE TRAVELING MONDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHERN
ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE ENTIRE CHICAGO METRO AREA...AND FAR
NORTHWEST INDIANA SHOULD PREPARE FOR SLOWER COMMUTE TIMES...AS
WELL AS POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

$$

MTF



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