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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
311 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

INZ001-002-010-011-231015-
/O.CAN.KLOT.WC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150223T1500Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER
311 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS CANCELLED THE WIND
CHILL ADVISORY.

WIND CHILLS OF -5 TO -15 ARE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING IN FAR
NORTHWEST INDIANA. WHILE EXPOSED SKIN SHOULD STILL BE LIMITED THIS
MORNING...THESE FORECAST VALUES ARE NOT TO THE CRITERIA OF -20.

$$

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ019-231500-
/O.CON.KLOT.WC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-150223T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...FOWLER
311 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015 /411 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015/

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST /10 AM
EST/ THIS MORNING...

* MINIMUM WIND CHILL VALUES...15 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...FROST BITE CAN OCCUR IN 15 TO 30 MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN AT THE LOWER END OF THESE WIND CHILL VALUES.
  EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH THE
VERY COLD AIR TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

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