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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
231045-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /542 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

 Significant Fog Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Areas of dense fog will continue early this morning before
dissipating by late morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Fog Risk.
Friday...
  Significant Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Limited Snow Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION:

A strong weather system will impact the area Thursday night
through Saturday, with gusty winds at times throughout that
period. Thunderstorms are likely Friday afternoon, and given
the pattern forecast, there is a chance that some of these could
be severe. Behind this system, some snow appears likely and it is
possible a light accumulation could occur over a part of the
region, though likely only on grassy surfaces after this current
warm stretch.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

&&

$$

LMZ740>745-231045-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE illinois NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE indiana NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Areas of dense fog are expected through at least this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday night and Friday...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are Likely.
  There is a chance of thunderstorms.

Saturday and Sunday...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.
  Gale force gusts are possible Saturday.

&&

$$

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870-872-874-876-878-231045-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
442 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Areas of dense fog are expected through today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Gale force gusts are expected Thursday night into Friday and then
again Saturday.

There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night and Friday over
the southern half of the lake.

&&

$$

JEE/KJB

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