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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1113 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER APPROACHING THE AREA BY THIS EVENING...

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-282200-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0010.150301T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
PEORIA-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-
DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-
SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...
HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...
SHELBYVILLE
1113 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON...AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS BY EARLY THIS
  EVENING. HOWEVER...THE HEAVIEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
  TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES ARE LIKELY OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE IN LOCATIONS NORTH OF A
  RUSHVILLE TO BLOOMINGTON LINE...INCLUDING THE PEORIA METRO AREA
  AND GALESBURG...WHERE AMOUNTS FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE ANTICPATED.

* WIND...SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
  THE PERIOD...THUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED
  TO BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED
  TO LESS THAN A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-011345-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-CLARK-COLES-CUMBERLAND-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-
EDGAR-FULTON-LOGAN-MACON-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-
PEORIA-PIATT-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-
WOODFORD-
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT...WHICH WILL PRODUCE SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS ROADWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

BY THE TIME THE SNOW ENDS BY SUNDAY EVENING...BETWEEN 4 AND 6 INCHES
OF SNOW IS LIKELY...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 72. FURTHER TO THE NORTHWEST TOWARDS
THE ILLINOIS RIVER...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES.

THERE IS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL LIKELY PRODUCE A PERIOD OF SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE THE
WINTRY MIX CHANGES OVER TO RAIN LATER TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE RAIN WILL LIKELY TURN TO LIGHT SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER...NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$



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