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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1028 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ004>006-011>014-020-022-INZ001-002-100030-
/O.NEW.KLOT.WS.A.0003.161211T0000Z-161212T0900Z/
BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-WILL-
LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...
DEKALB...AURORA...ELGIN...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...JOLIET...
GARY...VALPARAISO
1028 AM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA BY EARLY SATURDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT...THE POTENTIAL OF SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITIES MAY MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

KJB/MTF




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