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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
334 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
211000-
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
334 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014 /434 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014/

...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...

AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT DO OCCUR ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...
BUT ONLY VERY SMALL ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON UNTREATED SURFACES CAN
CREATE SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

WITH THE VERY COLD AIR ACROSS THE AREA FOR OVER A WEEK...GROUND
TEMPERATURES ARE NOW BELOW FREEZING. AIR TEMPERATURES WILL
SLOWLY RISE FRIDAY NIGHT AND WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY SATURDAY
MORNING. BUT UNTIL BOTH AIR AND GROUND TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE
FREEZING...ICY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ANYONE TRAVELING FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
847 AM CST THU NOV 20 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-210300-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE
847 AM CST THU NOV 20 2014

...A CHANCE OF SLIPPERY CONDITIONS SETTING UP FOR FRIDAY EVENING
INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...

AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY EVENING ACROSS MUCH OF
CENTRAL ILLINOIS. THE CHANCES OF FREEZING RAIN WILL LINGER FROM
I-74 NORTHWARD INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. ANY ICE AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT BUT IT ONLY TAKES A VERY SMALL ACCUMULATION
TO PRODUCE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.

AN AREA OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION
FRIDAY EVENING. TEMPERATURES ARE FORECASTED TO BE AROUND OR
SLIGHTLY BELOW FREEZING FROM INTERSTATE 70 NORTHWARD AS THE PATCHY
RAIN BEGINS...LEADING TO AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN. THE TEMPERATURE
SHOULD CLIMB THROUGH THE NIGHT CHANGING ANY FREEZING RAIN TO RAIN
SOUTH OF I-74 DURING THE LATE EVENING AND IN THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS FURTHER NORTH.

IF YOU WILL OUT DRIVING OR WALKING FRIDAY EVENING BE PREPARED FOR
THE POTENTIAL OF SLICK SPOTS.

$$

BARKER

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