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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
354 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
252200-
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-
354 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018 /454 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Strong low pressure moving through the area will bring rain and a
few evening thunderstorms. Winds will increase as the low nears
the area tonight, and gusts in the 40 to 45 mph range are briefly
possible late tonight after the passage of a cold front associated
with the low.

Numerous area rivers will remain in flood.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Strong winds behind a cold front will support gusts in the 30 to
40 mph range on Sunday, especially in the morning. Another strong
low pressure system could bring similar winds on Thursday but
there is less certainty regarding this later system.

Numerous area rivers will remain in flood.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving east northeast at 50 MPH.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
338 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
250300-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Woodstock, Waukegan,
Oregon, Dixon, DeKalb, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton, Chicago, Ottawa,
Oswego, Morris, Joliet, Kankakee, Pontiac, Watseka, Paxton, Gary,
Valparaiso, Morocco, Rensselaer, and Fowler
338 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018 /438 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018/

...A Period of Strong Wind Gusts late Tonight...

Strong low pressure will move through the region this evening
through early Sunday. Winds will increase as the low nears the
area tonight, and then further increase late tonight on the
backside of this system. Southwest gusts in the 40 to 45 mph
range are briefly possible after midnight through early Sunday
morning after the passage of a cold front associated with this
low.

$$

Rodriguez




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