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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
412 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ILZ037-038-041>057-061-231400-
Tazewell-McLean-Mason-Logan-De Witt-Piatt-Champaign-Vermilion-
Cass-Menard-Scott-Morgan-Sangamon-Christian-Macon-Moultrie-
Douglas-Coles-Edgar-Shelby-
Including the cities of...Pekin...Bloomington...Normal...Havana...
Lincoln...Clinton...Monticello...Champaign...Urbana...Danville...
Beardstown...Petersburg...Winchester...Jacksonville...
Springfield...Taylorville...Decatur...Sullivan...Tuscola...
Charleston...Mattoon...Paris...Shelbyville
412 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...

The light winds and abundant low level moisture has resulted in
some areas of dense fog early this morning, especially between the
Illinois river and the I-72 corridor. Visibility in some
locations is down to a quarter mile or less. This fog should
dissipate later this morning.

The fog and visibility are highly variable over short distances.
People traveling across central Illinois early this morning, should
allow sufficient time to reach your destination, and watch for
slow or stopped traffic.

$$

Shimon


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ILZ027>029-036-040-041-047>051-241000-
Cass-Fulton-Knox-Mason-Menard-Morgan-Peoria-Sangamon-Schuyler-
Scott-Stark-
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois, north central Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Areas of fog are occurring this morning, with locally dense fog
primarily between the Illinois River and I-72.

A few thunderstorms may develop tonight, however, no severe
weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Thunderstorms are also possible on Friday ahead of a cold front.
Some of these storms could produce strong wind gusts, but the
better chances of severe weather will be further east in Illinois.

Behind the front, west winds will gust from 30 to 40 mph Friday
afternoon and evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ILZ030-031-037-038-042>046-052>057-061-241000-
Champaign-Christian-Coles-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Logan-Macon-
Marshall-McLean-Moultrie-Piatt-Shelby-Tazewell-Vermilion-Woodford-
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and east central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Areas of fog are occurring this morning, with locally dense fog
primarily between the Illinois River and I-72.

A few thunderstorms may develop tonight, however, no severe
weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

There is a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon and early
evening over eastern Illinois, ahead of a cold front. Damaging
winds will be the primary threat with those storms.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ILZ062-063-066>068-071>073-241000-
Clark-Clay-Crawford-Cumberland-Effingham-Jasper-Lawrence-Richland-
353 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Illinois, south central Illinois and southeast Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

Areas of fog will be possible this morning. Locations north of
I-70 will see the best chances of having locally dense fog.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Thunderstorms are expected Friday afternoon into Friday evening,
ahead of a cold front. Some of the storms could be severe, with
damaging winds the primary threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$

Shimon

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
445 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
015-016-024-025-241130-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-
Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-
Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Berrien-
Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-
Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
445 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 /345 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Michigan...northern Indiana and northwest Ohio.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Severe storms are possible Friday afternoon and evening with
damaging winds the main threat. Hail to one inch in diameter and
short-lived tornadoes are also possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will likely be needed on Friday.

&&

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for further details or updates...or
check our web site at weather.gov/iwx

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
323 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-241100-
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-Johnson-Pope-
Hardin-Alexander-Pulaski-Massac-Gibson-Pike-Posey-Vanderburgh-
Warrick-Spencer-Fulton-Hickman-Carlisle-Ballard-McCracken-Graves-
Livingston-Marshall-Calloway-Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Caldwell-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
323 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog is possible early today, mainly in portions of southeast
Missouri, especially the Ozarks.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A chance of thunderstorms exists Friday afternoon and evening
ahead of a cold front. This includes a slight risk of severe
storms, mainly over southwest Indiana and the Pennyrile of
western Kentucky. Damaging winds will be the primary severe
weather hazard, but large hail and isolated tornadoes will also
be potential hazards.

Fire danger is heightened across the southeast Missouri Ozarks Friday
and Saturday afternoons due to a combination of winds in the teens
mph with higher gusts into the 20s mph, dry fuels, and low
relative humidity values in the 30s percentile.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible Friday afternoon and evening.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
412 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

INZ021-028>031-035>049-054>057-240915-
Carroll-Warren-Tippecanoe-Clinton-Howard-Fountain-Montgomery-Boone-
Tipton-Hamilton-Madison-Delaware-Randolph-Vermillion-Parke-Putnam-
Hendricks-Marion-Hancock-Henry-Morgan-Johnson-Shelby-Rush-
Including the cities of Lafayette, Frankfort, Kokomo,
Crawfordsville, Anderson, Muncie, Indianapolis, and Shelbyville
412 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Patchy fog possible. Isolated thunderstorms possible.

Hazards: Low visibility in fog. Lightning.

Timing: Fog early this morning. Lightning late this afternoon and
tonight.

Discussion: Patchy fog is possible early this morning. A front will
bring the chance for isolated thunderstorms late this afternoon and
tonight. Severe storms are not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon and evening.
Some of the storms could be severe, with damaging winds the main
threat. A few tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Outside of
thunderstorms, winds may gust to around 35 mph Friday, and these
gusts will continue on Saturday.

Discussion: A strong low pressure system will bring chances for rain
and thunderstorms to the area late this week. Some of the storms
could be severe on Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed Friday afternoon and evening.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
412 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

INZ051>053-060>065-067>072-240915-
Vigo-Clay-Owen-Sullivan-Greene-Monroe-Brown-Bartholomew-Decatur-Knox-
Daviess-Martin-Lawrence-Jackson-Jennings-
Including the cities of Terre Haute, Bloomington, Columbus,
Vincennes, Bedford, and Seymour
412 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for central Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Patchy fog possible.

Hazards: Low visibility.

Timing: Early this morning.

Discussion: Patchy fog may develop early this morning. Widespread
dense fog is not expected at this time. A front could bring a few
showers this afternoon and tonight to parts of the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible at times from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening. Some of the storms could be severe, with
damaging winds the main threat. A few tornadoes cannot be ruled out.

Discussion: A strong low pressure system will bring chances for rain
and thunderstorms to the area late this week. Some of the storms
could be severe on Friday. Outside of thunderstorms, winds may gust
to around 35 mph Friday, and these gusts will continue on Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed Friday afternoon and evening.

&&

More information, along with other weather, hydrological and climate
information can be found at http://weather.gov/ind

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
400 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
232200-
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-
400 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017 /500 PM EST Wed Feb 22 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  Limited Fog Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Fog could re-develop tonight and there is a chance it could
again become dense.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Fog Risk.
Friday...
  Significant Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday night, but the chance
of thunderstorms looks to be Friday. Indications are that many of
the ingredients could be in place for some of the thunderstorms to
become severe. While some potential for severe weather exists area
wide, the highest chances look to be east of I-55 and south of
I-80, including northwest Indiana.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

&&

$$

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