Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
344 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

.ANOTHER ROUND OF COLD AIR ALONG WITH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH
WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILLS DROPPING TO COLDER THAN 20 BELOW ACROSS
MANY AREAS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING. WIND CHILL
READINGS IMPROVE MONDAY MORNING WITH PLENTIFUL SUNSHINE THOUGH
THEY WILL REMAIN AT OR BELOW ZERO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
221745-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WC.Y.0008.150223T0600Z-150223T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-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...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
344 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015 /444 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015/

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST /1 AM EST/
TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST /10 AM EST/ MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST /1 AM EST/
TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST /10 AM EST/ MONDAY.

* MINIMUM WIND CHILL VALUES...20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...FROST BITE CAN OCCUR IN 15 TO 30 MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN AT 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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