Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
342 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION LATE TONIGHT AND THROUGH THE TUESDAY
MORNING COMMUTE...

A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS SNOW IN MANY
AREAS...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...WITH A LONGER PERIOD
OF SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN SOUTH. EXPECT A TRANSITION TO A PERIOD
OF SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN AS THE MORNING CONTINUES. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THE WISCONSIN
BORDER...POSSIBLY UP TO ONE INCH IN THE METRO AREA...AND
MUCH LIGHTER SOUTH. EXPECT A TRANSITION TO LIGHT RAIN...SNOW...OR
DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
030515-
/O.CON.KLOT.WW.Y.0008.150303T0900Z-150303T1800Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
342 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015 /442 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST /4 AM
EST/ TO NOON CST /1 PM EST/ TUESDAY...

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS... SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES IN
  THE FAR NORTH...AROUND AN INCH IN THE METRO AREA...AND MUCH
  LIGHTER SOUTH. SLEET AND OR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATING TO AROUND
  ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...A PERIOD OF HEAVY...WET SNOW AND THEN A WINTRY
  MIX WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DURING THE TUESDAY
  MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

KMD

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