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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
335 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
280945-
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-
335 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015 /435 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WIND CHILLS 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID
MORNING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...WITH
THE GREATEST AMOUNTS GENERALLY EXPECTED SOUTH OF I-80.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM COULD AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. DEPENDING ON THE EVENTUAL TRACK AND INTENSITY IT
COULD BRING THE THREAT OF EITHER RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLOODING FROM
SNOW MELT...OR POSSIBLY ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
332 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>022-271500-
/O.CON.KLOT.WC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150227T1500Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
332 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW ZERO IN SPOTS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...FROST BITE CAN OCCUR IN 15 TO 30 MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN AT THE LOWER END OF THESE WIND CHILL VALUES.
  EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

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