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Lakeshore Flood Advisory

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
250 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

ILZ006-014-020500-
/O.CON.KLOT.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T1600Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-
250 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
MONDAY...

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF 12 TO 16
  FEET WILL RESULT IN LAKESHORE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT 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.

&&

$$

BEACHLER

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





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
246 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
022100-
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-
246 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015 /346 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEAVY
AT TIMES.

WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH GUSTS
UP TO 45 MPH ALONG THE LAKE FRONT AND 35 TO 40 MPH NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80 WITH BLIZZARD OR NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THROUGH
LATE THIS EVENING. SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND
REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WELL TONIGHT.

MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG THE ILLINOIS SHORE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ANOTHER PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS REPORTS OF SNOWFALL WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

&&

$$



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
150 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>022-INZ001-020400-
/O.CON.KLOT.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...GARY
150 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
  EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL ALSO DEVELOP AND CONTINUE
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 16 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH
  WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
  COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES TO NEAR ZERO LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN
  NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. THE
  COMBINATION OF THE SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  EXTRAORDINARILY DANGEROUS.

* SECONDARY IMPACT...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS
  AND SNOW COVERED POWER LINES MAY LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER
  OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$



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