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

ILZ003-004-008-010-240200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...OREGON...DIXON
326 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.
IN NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...A RAIN SNOW MIX IS
EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW DURING THE MORNING AND THEN COME
DOWN HARD ENOUGH TO POTENTIALLY PRODUCE A FEW INCHES OF SLUSHY
ACCUMULATION. SLUSH ON ROAD SURFACES...ESPECIALLY UNTREATED
ROADS...COULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS.
ALSO NOTE THAT HEAVIER SNOW AND MUCH MORE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED FARTHER SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE CHICAGO METRO
AREA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST INDIANA. PLEASE CONTINUE TO
MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR UPDATES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS
TO THE CHICAGO METRO AREA SHOULD CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO
EARLIER IN THE MORNING PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

$$

INZ011-019-240200-
JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
326 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014 /426 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.
SOUTH OF THE KANKAKEE RIVER IN INDIANA...A RAIN SNOW MIX IS
EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW DURING THE AFTERNOON AND COME
DOWN HARD ENOUGH TO POTENTIALLY PRODUCE A FEW INCHES OF SLUSHY
ACCUMULATION. SLUSH ON ROAD SURFACES...ESPECIALLY UNTREATED
ROADS...COULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS.
ALSO NOTE THAT HEAVIER SNOW AND MUCH MORE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO THE NORTHWEST ACROSS THE CHICAGO METRO
AREA AND EXTREME NORTHWESTERN INDIANA. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR UPDATES. THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS TO THE
CHICAGO METRO AREA SHOULD CONSIDER ALTERING PLANS TO EARLIER IN
THE MORNING PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

$$

RC

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