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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
501 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
071115-
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-
501 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016 /601 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  ELEVATED FOG RISK.
  LIMITED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.

DISCUSSION:

AREAS OF FOG AND  PATCHY FREEZING FOG ARE EXPECTED THIS
MORNING.IF FREEZING FOG IS DENSE, SOME ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE
MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES.

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THURSDAY...
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS.
  LIMITED SNOW RISK.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...
  LIMITED SNOW RISK.
SUNDAY...
  ELEVATED SNOW RISK.

DISCUSSION:

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS MAY IMPACT LAKE AND PORTER COUNTIES
OF INDIANA THURDSAY AND FRIDAY. LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY.
THERE IS A BETTER CHANCE OF SNOW AREA WIDE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...
BUT CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTY AT THIS TIME WITH TIMING AND AMOUNT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
437 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>022-032-061245-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...ELGIN...WHEATON...
CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...PONTIAC
437 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...

VISIBILITY IS LOWERING IN FOG THIS MORNING TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
LESS IN SOME LOCATIONS. TEMPERATURES HAVE FALLEN TO THE MID 20S IN
SOME SPOTS...RAISING CONCERNS OF FREEZING FOG. DENSE FOG AT THESE
TEMPERATURES CAN RESULT IN ICE ACCUMULATION...ESPECIALLY ON
ELEVATED SURFACES. DRIVERS ARE URGED CAUTION THIS MORNING TO BE
AWARE OF SLICK ROAD SURFACES. IF THE FOG BECOMES MORE
WIDESPREAD...A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

KMD



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