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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
339 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
012045-
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-
339 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO TONIGHT
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN INDIANA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.
THE SNOW COULD BE MIXED WITH RAIN NEAR THE LAKE. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE RAIN OR SNOW RESULTING IN
HEAVY PRECIPITATION THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. ISOLATED AREAS
COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SLUSHY ACCUMULATION...MAINLY ON GRASSY
SURFACES.

FINALLY...STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH GUSTS
OF 35 TO 45 MPH LIKELY...THOUGH ALONG THE NORTHWEST INDIANA AND
CHICAGO LAKE FRONT GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH ARE EXPECTED. VERY LARGE
AND BATTERING WAVES WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS CONDITIONS NEAR THE
LAKE AND MINOR LAKE SHORE FLOODING.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Lakeshore Flood Advisory

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
334 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ILZ014-INZ001-002-010445-
/O.CON.KLOT.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-141101T0900Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
334 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF UP TO 23 FT
  WILL RESULT IN FLOODING NEAR THE LAKE. SOME OF THESE LARGE WAVES
  HAVE RESULTED IN STANDING WATER ON PORTIONS OF LAKE SHORE DRIVE
  IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO.

* TIMING...THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL OCCUR THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MINOR BEACH EROSION AND FLOODING OF COASTAL AREAS
  CAN BE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY FROM PIERS AND BREAK WALLS...
  OCCASIONAL ROGUE WAVES ARE LIKELY AND COULD STRIKE WITH LITTLE
  WARNING AND SWEEP YOU OUT INTO THE LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT STRONG ONSHORE WINDS
WILL GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES
VISIT...WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

&&

$$

KJB

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

THEN AFTER DOING THE SURVEY VISIT US AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...AND YOUTUBE AT:
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCHICAGO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSCHICAGO
WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/NWSCHICAGO





High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
330 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ILZ014-INZ001-002-312300-
/O.CON.KLOT.HW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141031T2300Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHICAGO...GARY...VALPARAISO
330 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NEAR THE LAKE NORTHERLY WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH...INLAND NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

$$



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