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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
329 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS CONTINUING INTO THE MORNING COMMUTE
FOR NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND EXPANDING MORE INTO NORTHWEST INDIANA
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

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LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GARY
329 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  INCREASING IN INTENSITY LATER THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS AFTER DAYBREAK OF
  ONE TO THREE INCHES ON TOP OF THE TWO TO THREE INCHES THAT HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY
  VARY SIGNIFICANTLY GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE LAKE SHORE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

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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LAKE IL-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WAUKEGAN
329 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  CONTINUING THROUGH MID MORNING BEFORE TAPERING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS AFTER DAYBREAK OF
  ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES ON TOP OF THE TWO TO FOUR INCHES
  THAT HAVE FALLEN SINCE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL LIKELY VARY SIGNIFICANTLY GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF
  THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

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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COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CHICAGO
329 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TODAY...

* TIMING...MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS
  CONTINUING THROUGH LATE MORNING BEFORE TAPERING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS AFTER DAYBREAK OF
  ONE TO TWO INCHES ON TOP OF THE TWO TO FOUR INCHES THAT HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. ACCUMULATIONS WILL
  LIKELY VARY SIGNIFICANTLY GIVEN THE LAKE EFFECT NATURE OF THE
  SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND AT TIMES SHARPLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITY WILL LEAD TO DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY TREACHEROUS
  TRAVEL DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WINDS GUSTING TO 20 TO 25 MPH...AT TIMES NEAR
  THE LAKE SHORE UP TO 35 MPH...WILL CAUSE SOME BLOWING SNOW IN
  EXPOSED PLACES.

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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