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Lakeshore Flood Advisory

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

ILZ014-INZ001-002-010230-
/O.CON.KLOT.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-141101T0900Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
124 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 WATER ONTO PORTIONS OF LAKE SHORE DRIVE IN
  DOWNTOWN CHICAGO AS OF EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
  AND 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.

&&

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KJB/MTF

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
905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ILZ014-INZ001-002-312215-
/O.CON.KLOT.HW.W.0002.141031T1500Z-141031T2300Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHICAGO...GARY...VALPARAISO
905 AM 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
431 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
010945-
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-
431 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /531 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE LIKELY THIS MORNING WITH LOCALLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES BUT LITTLE THREAT FOR ANY SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION.

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS MORNING AND
CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT...FIRST IN NORTHWEST INDIANA THEN SPREADING
INTO PORTIONS OF CHICAGO AND THE SOUTHEAST SUBURBS THIS EVENING.
SNOW COULD BE MIXED WITH RAIN NEAR THE LAKE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN THE RAIN OR SNOW RESULTING IN HEAVY
PRECIPITATION LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED AREAS
COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SLUSHY ACCUMULATION...MAINLY ON GRASSY
SURFACES.

FINALLY...STRONG WINDS ARE LIKELY TODAY 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.

&&

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