Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
418 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

ILZ003-004-008-141700-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...OREGON
418 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

...LIGHT LATE SEASON SNOW POSSIBLE AT TIMES TODAY AND EARLY THIS
EVENING...

LIGHT RAIN THIS MORNING MAY MIX WITH WET SNOW ACROSS FAR NORTH
CENTRAL ILLINOIS INCLUDING THE ROCKFORD AND BELVIDERE AREAS. WHILE
ANY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE MAINLY LIGHT...NORTHERLY WINDS GUSTING
AT 35 TO 40 MPH THIS MORNING MAY LEAD TO BRIEF SHARPLY REDUCED
VISIBILITY WHERE SNOW DOES OCCUR. THE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT SNOW
CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WITH A POSSIBLE
DUSTING...MAINLY ON GRASSY SURFACES.

$$

ILZ005-006-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
141700-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-
GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE IN-PORTER-
NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...DIXON...DEKALB...
AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...
KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...
MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
418 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014 /518 AM EDT MON APR 14 2014/

...LATE SEASON SNOWFALL EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING..

PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD BACK OVER MUCH OF NORTHEAST
ILLINOIS...INCLUDING THE CHICAGO METRO AREA...AND NORTHWEST
INDIANA DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. WHILE THIS MAY INITIALLY
START AS RAIN...A TRANSITION TO SNOW IS LIKELY DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO MID EVENING WITH
POTENTIAL FOR MODEST SNOWFALL RATES AT TIMES. THIS IS EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE MINOR ACCUMULATIONS THAT COULD POSSIBLY REACH UP TO AN
INCH OR JUST OVER IN SOME AREAS. WHILE THIS ACCUMULATION WILL
MAINLY BE ON GRASSY SURFACES...SOME MINOR SLUSHY ACCUMULATION ON
AREA ROADWAYS IS CERTAINLY POSSIBLE. BE READY FOR POSSIBLE SLOWER
COMMUTE TIMES DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING BECAUSE
OF THIS MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATION AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

$$

MTF

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