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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
931 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

INZ001-002-010-011-312245-
/O.CON.KLOT.LE.Y.0004.141031T1500Z-141101T0300Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER
931 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO THIS
  EVENING...WITH THE FOCUS GRADUALLY SHIFTING FARTHER WEST INTO
  LAKE COUNTY INDIANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW...HEAVY BURSTS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AND
  COULD EVEN BE ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. VISIBILITIES
  WITHIN SOME OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL BECOME DRAMATICALLY
  REDUCED...POTENTIALLY TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN ISOLATED
  AREAS.

* ACCUMULATION...LOCALIZED SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
  INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON GRASSY AREAS. THERE IS A
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOWFALL TOTALS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BEING WIND
  WHIPPED AND FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$

KJB

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