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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
925 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...CHRISTMAS EVE TRAVEL RUSH TO BE IMPACTED BY SNOW...

ILZ031-037-038-042>045-051>054-061-241100-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0012.141224T1500Z-141225T0300Z/
WOODFORD-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-SANGAMON-
CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...LINCOLN...
CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...
SHELBYVILLE
925 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM
CST WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST
WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL SPREAD ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN CHANGE OVER TO SNOW DURING THE MORNING.
  AREAS WEST OF I-55 SHOULD BE ALL SNOW BY 9 AM...WITH THE
  CHANGEOVER BETWEEN I-55 AND I-57 OCCURRING BETWEEN 9 AM AND
  NOON. THE SNOW WILL BE DIMINISHING DURING THE EVENING...
  LINGERING LONGEST NORTH OF I-74.

* ACCUMULATIONS...MUCH OF THE ADVISORY AREA WILL SEE SNOWFALL OF
  AROUND 2 INCHES...WITH POTENTIAL FOR 2 TO 4 INCHES IN AREAS
  BETWEEN I-55 AND I-57. THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY BE IN
  NARROW BANDS WITHIN THIS AREA.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL GUST TO NEAR 25
  MPH AT TIMES. HOWEVER...AS THIS WILL BE A FAIRLY WET SNOW...NO
  SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVIER THAN USUAL DUE TO THE
  CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY RUSH. HOLIDAY TRAVELERS CAN EXPECT SLIPPERY
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON WHEN THE
  SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST. VISIBILITY WILL ALSO BE SIGNIFICANTLY
  REDUCED DURING THE HEAVIER SNOW BURSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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