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Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
353 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.A COLD FRONT MOVE WILL ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
WILL BRING A RENEWED PUSH OF COLD ARCTIC AIR INTO THE AREA. 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>014-121800-
/O.NEW.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
353 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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.

&&

$$

RATZER




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