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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
249 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...

AIR TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO ZERO TO FIVE BELOW ZERO
TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF CHICAGO TONIGHT...WHICH WILL COMBINE WITH
BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS TO PRODUCE WIND CHILLS AROUND 20 BELOW
ZERO ACROSS MUCH OF FAR NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-130500-
/O.CON.KLOT.WC.Y.0003.160213T0600Z-160213T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO
249 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE TO
  EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

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.

&&

$$

KJB


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