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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
257 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
132100-
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-
257 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016 /357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT OVER FAR NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE LIKELY OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
INDIANA. SOME ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER NORTHEAST
PORTER COUNTY.

ICE JAMS ARE POSSIBLE ON AREA RIVERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO ARE EXPECTED
EARLY SATURDAY OVER FAR NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE LIKELY OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
INDIANA SATURDAY. SOME ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER
NORTHEAST PORTER COUNTY.

A COUPLE TO SEVERAL INCHES OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE AREA
WIDE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING. GUSTY WINDS MAY RESULT IN BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW WHICH COULD LEAD TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL IN SOME
AREAS.

COLD WEATHER MAY LEAD TO ICE JAMS AND LOCALIZED ICE JAM FLOODING
ON AREA RIVERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
249 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...

AIR TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO ZERO TO FIVE BELOW ZERO
TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF CHICAGO TONIGHT...WHICH WILL COMBINE WITH
BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS TO PRODUCE WIND CHILLS AROUND 20 BELOW
ZERO ACROSS MUCH OF FAR NORTHERN ILLINOIS.

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-130500-
/O.CON.KLOT.WC.Y.0003.160213T0600Z-160213T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO
249 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE TO
  EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH THE
VERY COLD AIR TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

KJB



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