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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
328 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ077-087-088-098-230130-
WASHINGTON-JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...KEOSAUQUA.
328 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

AREAS OF PATCHY DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED OVER
WASHINGTON...JEFFERSON...HENRY AND VAN BUREN COUNTIES. THE DENSE
FOG COULD PERSIST FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS BEFORE ANOTHER ROUND OF
RAIN MOVES INTO THE AREA THIS EVENING. THOSE DRIVING IN THIS AREA
SHOULD PREPARE FOR VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS. BE SURE
TO USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND REDUCE SPEED IF YOU ENCOUNTER
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.

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GIBBS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
318 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
230200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
318 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /418 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014/

...SNOW POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...

A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND LIFT NORTH INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY. THERE ARE STILL CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTIES REGARDING
THE EXACT TRACK THE LOW WILL TAKE...WHICH COULD MEAN THE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION...RAIN...OR RAIN
CHANGING TO WET SNOW. WHILE UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH AT THIS
POINT...THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR RAIN TO CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF
HEAVY WET ACCUMULATING SNOW OVER PORTIONS OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

FOR THOSE WITH HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS ON WEDNESDAY...PLEASE BE AWARE
THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. PLEASE KEEP
ABREAST OF LATER FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS ON THIS DEVELOPING STORM
SYSTEM FOR UPDATES.

$$

IZZI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
218 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-231000-
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
218 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...CHRISTMAS EVE SNOW...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND
SNOW TO THE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL INITIALLY BE WARM ENOUGH TO
SUPPORT MOSTLY RAIN...BUT AS COLDER AIR ALOFT GRADUALLY ARRIVES
FROM THE WEST...THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO SNOW ON
WEDNESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL LIKELY FALL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING EAST OF THE I-55 CORRIDOR. AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS
1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE EAST OF I-55...WITH LESS THAN
1 INCH FURTHER WEST INTO THE ILLINOIS RIVER VALLEY.

FOR THOSE WITH HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS ON WEDNESDAY...PLEASE BE AWARE OF
THE POTENTIAL FOR SLICK AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE
UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS CONCERNING THE LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST
PRECIPITATION AXIS AND THE EXACT TIMING OF THE CHANGE FROM RAIN TO
SNOW...SO KEEP ABREAST OF LATER FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FOR UPDATES.


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BARNES


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
358 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ028-038-039-047>050-057>061-070>073-081-082-092-093-232200-
BREMER-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-
GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-ADAMS-UNION-
TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
358 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF RAIN LOOK TO CHANGE TO OVER TO RAIN AND SNOW MIX EARLY
TUESDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE RAIN AND SNOW WILL GRADUALLY SWITCH TO ALL SNOW FROM WEST TO
EAST DURING THE DAY TUESDAY. LIGHT SNOW IS FORECAST TO PERSIST
INTO WEDNESDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 INCH WITH A
FEW SPOTS RECEIVING CLOSE TO 2 INCHES FURTHER WEST. WINDS WILL
INCREASE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...WHICH MAY COMBINE WITH FALLING
SNOW TO REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
358 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>027-033>037-044>046-232200-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-SAC-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
358 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO
EARLY TUESDAY. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN INCH IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH THE HIGHEST SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ANTICIPATED TUESDAY MORNING. STORM TOTAL SNOW
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 4 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLY BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY AND COMBINE WITH FALLING
SNOW MAY PRODUCE SOME VISIBILITIES RESTRICTIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ008-009-018-019-029-030-WIZ061-230000-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...PLATTEVILLE
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
LOOK FOR THE LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE TO TAPER OFF TO PATCHY DRIZZLE
THROUGH 6 PM. RAIN AMOUNTS FROM 4 PM TO 6 PM WILL MAINLY BE A
TRACE. IF DRIVING...REMAIN ALERT WET ROADS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF
SLIPPERY SPOTS.

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RRS

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