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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
335 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>051-053-055-057-271200-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MACON-
MARSHALL-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-PEORIA-PIATT-SANGAMON-
SCHUYLER-SCOTT-STARK-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-WOODFORD-
335 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
CST FRIDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL DIMINISH LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. LITTLE OR NO ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. VERY COLD CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP
TONIGHT WITH WIND CHILLS LIKELY TO DROP TO 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO OVERNIGHT INTO MID FRIDAY MORNING. UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE
SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY INTO TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS FROM
I-72 NORTH. THERE IS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL LIKELY BRING
SNOW...SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN FOR MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
318 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-271000-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-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-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
318 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...

SNOW WILL LIKELY SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
ILLINOIS DURING SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. THE
SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO RAIN IN SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES CLIMB INTO THE MIDDLE 30S. CURRENT
INDICATIONS SUGGEST THE POTENTIAL FOR 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IN
AREAS NORTH OF I-70...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW BAND FROM I-72 NORTH.
BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE FROM I-70 SOUTH WITH
MOST OF THIS SNOW EXPECTED TO FALL SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE NEAR 10 MPH OR LESS DURING THIS
TIME PERIOD SO THIS WILL LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW.

IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS ACROSS THE MIDWEST SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY...CHECK WITH LATER FORECASTS AS ADDITIONAL CHANGES TO THE
TRACK OF THE STORM ARE POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL LEAD TO ADJUSTMENTS
TO SNOW TOTALS AND PRECIPITATION TYPES.

$$

07







Wind Chill Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
251 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS ARRIVING OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>051-053-055-057-270600-
/O.NEW.KILX.WC.Y.0008.150227T0600Z-150227T1600Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-MACON-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...DECATUR
251 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
CST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM CST
FRIDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 15 AND 24 BELOW ZERO
  WILL ARRIVE ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS DURING OVERNIGHT INTO MID
  MORNING FRIDAY. THE COLDEST WIND CHILLS WILL BE AROUND GALESBURG
  BY DAWN FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...FROST BITE WILL OCCUR IN A MATTER OF MINUTES ON
  EXPOSED SKIN. EXTENDED EXPOSURE WITHOUT PROPER CLOTHING WILL
  INCREASE THE RISK OF HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE 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...AND MINIMIZE AS MUCH EXPOSED SKIN AS POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

07








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