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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
247 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

ILZ003-004-008-010-011-019>021-032-039-311700-
/O.UPG.KLOT.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.WS.W.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T0300Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-
LIVINGSTON-FORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...OREGON...DIXON...
DEKALB...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...PONTIAC...PAXTON
247 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9
PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING.
  PRECIPITATION MAY START AS RAIN OR RAIN SNOW MIX...PARTICULARLY
  THE FARTHER SOUTH YOU GO FROM INTERSTATE 80.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING...WITH A CHANCE OF ISOLATED HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 10 INCHES...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.
  SIGNIFICANT DISRUPTIONS TO AIR TRAVEL ARE ALSO LIKELY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY EVENING LEADING TO BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESHLY FALLEN SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

ILZ005-006-012>014-022-023-033-INZ001-002-010-011-019-311700-
/O.UPG.KLOT.WS.A.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.WS.W.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T0300Z/
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-WILL-KANKAKEE-IROQUOIS-LAKE IN-
PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...GARY...
VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
247 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /347 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST /10 PM EST/ THIS
EVENING TO 9 PM CST /10 PM EST/ SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9
PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING.
  PRECIPITATION MAY START AS RAIN OR RAIN SNOW MIX SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PARTICULARLY THE FARTHER SOUTH YOU GO
  FROM INTERSTATE 80.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING...WITH A CHANCE OF ISOLATED HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 10 INCHES...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.
  SIGNIFICANT DISRUPTIONS TO AIR TRAVEL ARE ALSO LIKELY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY EVENING LEADING TO BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE FRESHLY FALLEN SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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