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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

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.

$$

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.

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IZZI

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