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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
417 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
282130-
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-
417 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016 /517 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

 SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK THROUGH SUNSET.

DISCUSSION:

VERY DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS SUPPORTIVE OF HIGH FIRE WEATHER
DANGER WILL END QUICKLY WITH SUNSET THIS EVENING AS WINDS
DIMINISH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
 PERIODIC LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK NEAR THE LAKE AND INLAND
 MAINLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 55.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
400 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

ILZ012>014-019>023-032-033-039-280000-
/O.CON.KLOT.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160928T0000Z/
KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-
400 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR PARTS OF NORTHEAST AND CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 012 KANE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  013 DUPAGE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 014 COOK...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
  019 LA SALLE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 020 KENDALL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 021 GRUNDY...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 022 WILL...FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 023 KANKAKEE...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 032 LIVINGSTON...FIRE
  WEATHER ZONE 033 IROQUOIS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 039 FORD.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 19 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIALLY RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW....OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$




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