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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
444 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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444 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017 /544 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Fog Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Patchy fog that could be dense in isolated spots will burn off
this morning. Showers and storms spread across the region tonight.
No severe storms are expected but some heavy rainfall is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Friday...
  Significant Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Limited Snow Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Elevated Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Showers and storms continue Friday, and a line of organized storms
may form roughly along or east of a McHenry, IL to Gibson City, IL
line. The storms will then shift east through the afternoon and
evening. Damaging winds and small hail are possible with the
strongest storms. Windy conditions are expected regardless of
thunderstorms with gusts UP TO 40 MPH.

Much colder air arrives Friday night and Saturday along with a
chance of light snow. Minor accumulations of an inch or less are
possible on grassy surfaces north of I-80 through Saturday
morning. Gusty northwest winds are also expected Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving from the southwest to northeast at 50 MPH.

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