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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
930 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

ILZ003-004-008-010-240630-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...OREGON...DIXON
930 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WET SNOW LIKELY TO CAUSE SOME TRAVEL IMPACTS ON WEDNESDAY...

A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION ON CHRISTMAS EVE.
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS MAY SEE SOME LIGHT RAIN OR
SNOW FROM LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON BUT SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED FARTHER EAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CHICAGO
METRO AREA AND NORTHWEST INDIANA. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS FOR UPDATES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS TO THE
CHICAGO METRO AREA AND NORTHWEST INDIANA SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR
TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

$$

INZ011-019-240630-
JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
930 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014 /1030 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014/

...WET SNOW LIKELY TO CAUSE SOME TRAVEL IMPACTS ON WEDNESDAY...

A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION ON CHRISTMAS EVE.
RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO A BAND OF ALL SNOW
ACROSS PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
DURING THE LATE MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE MID AFTERNOON
HOURS. A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS BAND
LEADING TO SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS
BAND MAY AFFECT PORTIONS OF BENTON AND JASPER COUNTIES WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE. BE SURE TO MONITOR LATER FORECASTS FOR
DETAILS ON WHERE HEAVY SNOW COULD FALL ACROSS THE AREA.

$$

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