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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
314 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-282115-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
314 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO WILL AGAIN BE SEEN
TONIGHT...MAINLY FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI. REFER TO OUR WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS FOR
MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE MIDWEST THIS WEEKEND. AT THIS
TIME...CURRENT MODEL DATA SUGGESTS 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW LOOKS
POSSIBLE...MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. THERE IS STILL
UNCERTAINTY SO CHANGES TO THIS FORECAST ARE LIKELY. IF YOU ARE
TRAVELING THIS WEEKEND...PAY ATTENTION TO THE FORECAST.

ANOTHER SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO AFFECT THE MIDWEST EARLY NEXT WEEK.
AT THIS TIME...THERE IS MUCH UNCERTAINTY AS TO WHAT TYPE OF WEATHER IT
WILL PRODUCE. THOSE TRAVELING NEXT WEEK SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO
FUTURE FORECASTS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
300 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...

.ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE INTO THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH
LIGHT WINDS...CLEAR SKIES...AND RELATIVELY NEW SNOW COVER WILL
ALLOW WIND CHILLS TO DROP TO 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

IAZ040>042-051-052-063-280500-
/O.NEW.KDVN.WC.Y.0009.150228T0600Z-150228T1500Z/
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-IOWA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...MARENGO
300 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH 9 AM SATURDAY.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TEMPERATURES...4 BELOW TO 13 BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...FROST BITE WILL OCCUR IN A MATTER OF MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN. EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL
  INCREASE THE RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS...RESULTING IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS COVERING EXPOSED SKIN.
FROSTBITE WILL OCCUR IN AS FEW AS 30 MINUTES IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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