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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
342 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

INZ001-002-010-011-311645-
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/O.NEW.KLOT.LE.Y.0004.141031T1500Z-141101T0300Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER
342 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN
REPLACED WITH THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
  INTO THIS EVENING...WITH THE FOCUS GRADUALLY SHIFTING FARTHER
  WEST INTO LAKE COUNTY INDIANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW...HEAVY BURSTS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AND
  COULD EVEN BE ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. IF HEAVY
  SNOW DOES OCCUR THEN VISIBILITIES WOULD BE DRAMATICALLY
  REDUCED...POTENTIALLY TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN ISOLATED
  AREAS.

* ACCUMULATION...LOCALIZED SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
  INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON GRASSY AREAS. THERE IS A
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOWFALL TOTALS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BEING WIND
  WHIPPED AND FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

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