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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
520 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>043-047-048-011200-
CASS-DE WITT-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MARSHALL-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-
PEORIA-SCHUYLER-STARK-TAZEWELL-WOODFORD-
520 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WILL SPREAD PRECIPITATION INTO THE AREA LATER
TODAY. WHILE THE PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY BE IN THE FORM OF
RAIN...IT WILL CHANGE TO SNOW TONIGHT WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF
ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE BY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO SUNDAY...EVENTUALLY
TAPERING OFF DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. A STORM
TOTAL OF 6 TO 9 INCHES IS ANTICIPATED...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL GUST AS HIGH AS 30 MPH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHICH COULD ALSO CAUSE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING OF THE NEW SNOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
404 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>043-047-048-311800-
/O.UPG.KILX.WS.A.0001.150201T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KILX.WS.W.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T0300Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-CASS-MENARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN
404 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM
CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS
NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGEOVER TO SNOW LATE SATURDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
  ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS NORTH OF A LINE FROM PEORIA TO
  BLOOMINGTON.

* WIND...GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING COULD CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND HAZARDOUS...AND LIKELY REMAIN THAT WAY THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD BECOME POOR DUE TO THE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND OUT IN
  THE COUNTRY...BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

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