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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
412 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ070-074-095>097-102-MOZ018-019-026-027-034>036-041-042-047>051-
059-062-065-011015-
/O.CON.KLSX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
ADAMS IL-AUDRAIN MO-BOONE MO-BROWN IL-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-
FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-JEFFERSON MO-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-MARION IL-
MARION MO-MONITEAU MO-MONROE IL-MONROE MO-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-
PIKE IL-PIKE MO-RALLS MO-SHELBY MO-WASHINGTON IL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWLING GREEN...COLUMBIA...HANNIBAL...
JEFFERSON CITY...MEXICO...QUINCY...SALEM...UNION
412 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING. THERE MAY BE A LULL IN
  THE SNOWFALL LATE THIS EVENING, BUT THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  REINTENSIFY ON MONDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 70.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH A LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES... OVERPASSES...AND
  UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME
  SLIPPERY AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT UP TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. ROADS MAY RAPIDLY BECOME
SLIPPERY ONCE THE SNOW BEGINS...SO MOTORISTS SHOULD PLAN FOR A
SLOWER THAN NORMAL TRIP. BE ESPECIALLY ALERT WHEN APPROACHING
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AND CURVES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
340 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

KSZ025-102-MOZ004>008-012>017-020-010600-
/O.CON.KEAX.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
ATCHISON KS-DONIPHAN-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATCHISON...TROY...ALBANY...STANBERRY...
BETHANY...PRINCETON...UNIONVILLE...LANCASTER...DOWNING...
SAVANNAH...CAMERON...GALLATIN...JAMESPORT...TRENTON...MILAN...
GREEN CITY...KIRKSVILLE...ST. JOSEPH
340 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW THAT SPREAD ACROSS FAR NORTHERN MISSOURI WILL PERSIST
  THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY EVENING HOURS BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF. A LULL IN THE SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT FOLLOWED
  BY ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1" TO 2" TODAY AND UP TO 1" ON SUNDAY WITH THE
  SECOND ROUND OF SNOW. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS 2" TO 3".

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE HAZARDOUS ESPECIALLY ON ANY UNTREATED
  ROADWAYS...THOUGH CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE RAPIDLY ONCE THE
  SNOW ENDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
309 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-010500-
/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
309 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST
SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS
  EVENING...CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY ONCE IT ARRIVES. 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
  ANTICIPATED.

* 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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
010300-
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
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 /447 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015/

...PERIOD OF LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
STARTING THIS EVENING. APPROXIMATE START TIMES INCLUDE ROUGHLY
FROM 5 TO 6 PM WEST OF A PONTIAC TO PAXTON LINE AND THEN BY 8PM
TO 9PM FROM ROCKFORD TO CHICAGO TO VALPARAISO. ONCE THE FIRST
ROUND OF SNOW BEGINS...EXPECT A ROUGHLY 3 TO 4 HOUR WINDOW OF
STEADY LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOWFALL RATES. BY AROUND
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM DUSTING UP TO AN
INCH OF SNOW ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 88...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES
TO THE SOUTH. THE SNOW WILL THEN FOCUS MAINLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
80 OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATION NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...TOTAL SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM A DUSTING TO
UP TO 2 INCHES NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR...ONE TO THREE
INCHES NEAR AND JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 AND TWO TO FIVE INCHES
SOUTH OF A VALPARAISO TO STREATOR LINE. ISOLATED AMOUNTS NEAR 6
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS
OF FORD...IROQUOIS AND BENTON COUNTIES.

MOTORISTS SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME SLIPPERY
TRAVEL...ESPECIALLY ON LESS TRAVELED AND UNTREATED
ROADWAYS...LATER THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY.

$$

RC

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
414 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

KSZ025-057-060-102>105-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-028>033-037>040-
043>046-053-054-012215-
ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-DONIPHAN-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-
ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-
HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-
CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-CHARITON-
RANDOLPH-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-PETTIS-
COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
414 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST...NORTH CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...AS WELL AS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

 ROUND 1 OF LIGHT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THIS EVENING. A SECOND ROUND OF
 LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WITH
 MINOR ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX-EMBRIEFING1.PDF

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

 LIGHT SNOW WILL TAPER OFF LATE SUNDAY MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.

 LIGHT ICING IS POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY BEFORE
 PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO ALL RAIN.

 MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
 HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/IMAGES/FXC/EAX/EM1/EAX-EMBRIEFING1.PDF

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
012200-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
347 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 /447 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
AT TIMES OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 WHERE THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE SUNDAY SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 80.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. DEPENDING ON THE EVENTUAL TRACK AND INTENSITY IT
COULD BRING THE THREAT OF EITHER RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLOODING FROM
SNOW MELT...OR POSSIBLY ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL TOTALS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
321 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ027-028-030-011200-
KNOX-MARSHALL-STARK-
321 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS EVENING AND THEN
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT PRODUCING SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS.
ACCUMULATONS BY DAYBREAK WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
FROM THE STORM WILL MAINLY BE 2 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS
NORTH OF GALESBURG... TOULON AND HENRY.

THERE IS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL LIKELY BRING 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 IS THEN EXPECTED TO TURN BACK TO
LIGHT SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
321 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-011200-
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-
321 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
EARLY THIS EVENING AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT PRODUCING
SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS. ACCUMULATONS BY DAYBREAK WILL RANGE FROM
2 INCHES NEAR THE ILLINOIS RIVER VALLEY TO 3 TO 5 INCHES IN THE
REST OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE SNOW WILL END BY SUNDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM
THE STORM WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH SOME LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS BETWEEN I-72 AND I-70. IN THE ILLINOIS RIVER
VALLEY...TOATL 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 THEN LIKELY TURN BACK INTO 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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-011200-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT. SOME OF THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH AND CHANGEOVER TO SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE AREA AS
A RESULT. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS
FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE FOR THE ENTIRE AREA ON SUNDAY
MORNING AND MAINLY FOR AREAS NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
ARE EXPECTED. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND
WARNINGS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

ANOTHER ROUND OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS LIKELY FOR MONDAY
NIGHT FOR AREAS NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70. SOME ADDITIONAL
MINOR ICE GLAZING IS POSSIBLE.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY.

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH SNOW ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
BEFORE ENDING AS COLDER AIR SPILLS IN BEHIND A COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ATTENTION IS REQUIRED. SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION TYPE AND AMOUNTS...IF OBSERVED...TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

TES

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
405 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-011015-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
405 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WIND CHILLS FROM -20 TO -30 WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MID
MORNING...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. LIGHT SNOW WILL START
TO FALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IOWA...NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS TODAY AND WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. SNOWFALL TOTALS SHOULD RANGE FROM JUST UNDER 2 INCHES IN
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS TO A TRACE ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON IN LOCATIONS GENERALLY SOUTH OF AN OTTUMWA TO PRINCETON
ILLINOIS LINE. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION AROUND AN INCH IS POSSIBLE
IN THAT AREA...WITH ONLY A TRACE EXPECTED FARTHER NORTH. THE TOTAL
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW FROM TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON IS
EXPECTED TO BE ONLY A DUSTING NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...AND 1 TO 3
INCHES FARTHER SOUTH.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THIS STORM IS NOT YET
HIGH CONFIDENCE. THE CURRENT THINKING IS THAT THIS STORM WILL
BRING A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LATE MONDAY
NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A PERIOD OF RAIN TUESDAY
AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING. THE RAIN WILL THEN TRANSITION
BACK TO SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST AS COLD AIR SWEEPS BACK INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. NEW SNOW AMOUNTS APPEAR TO BE
LIGHT AT THIS TIME. PLEASE KEEP UP TO DATE ON THIS POSSIBLE WINTER
STORM SYSTEM...AS CHANGES TO EXACT DETAILS ON RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW ARE LIKELY IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

GIBBS/ERVIN

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