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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
333 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
301600-
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
333 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015 /433 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015/

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

SNOW IS LIKELY TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION SATURDAY EVENING AND
CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY...LIKELY DEPOSITING AT LEAST SEVERAL INCHES
OF SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO
ORGANIZE OVER COLORADO SATURDAY AND THEN TRACK EAST INTO THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY BY SUNDAY...PRODUCING A LARGE SWATH OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW ACROSS THE MIDWEST. THE STORM SYSTEM IS ORIGINATING FROM A
COMPLEX SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES THAT HAVE YET TO FULLY
EVOLVE...MEANING IT IS QUITE POSSIBLE THAT LATER FORECASTS COULD
CHANGE. CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND INDIANA WILL SEE 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH LOCALLY
HEAVIER TOTALS POSSIBLE. THE SNOW WILL FALL OVER AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME LIKELY AFFECTING TRAVEL SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR LATER
FORECAST AND STATEMENT ON THIS DEVELOPING WINTER STORM.

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