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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
932 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HIGH WAVES WILL DIMINISH BY NOON...

.NORTH WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS MORNING...AS HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MOVES OVER
LAKE MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON. THE DIMINISHING WINDS WILL CAUSE THE
WAVES TO SUBSIDE BELOW SMALL CRAFT LEVELS AROUND NOON.

LMZ643>646-301800-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150130T1800Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
932 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS: NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.

* WAVES: 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
  FEET BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
WOOD
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MKX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
249 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM CST EARLY
THIS MORNING...


LMZ740>745-301700-
/O.EXP.KLOT.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150130T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.SC.Y.0014.150130T0900Z-150130T2200Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
249 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH WINS TO 30 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 11 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 14 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
819 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

INZ021-028>031-035>049-052>057-061>065-070>072-301600-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
SHELBY-RUSH-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-DECATUR-LAWRENCE-
JACKSON-JENNINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...FRANKFORT...KOKOMO...
CRAWFORDSVILLE...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...INDIANAPOLIS...SHELBYVILLE...
BLOOMINGTON...COLUMBUS...BEDFORD...SEYMOUR
819 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SOME ICY SPOTS ON ROADS AND OTHER SURFACES THIS MORNING...

LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES MOVING THROUGH CENTRAL INDIANA HAVE
CREATED SLICK SPOTS ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION AND
BE ALERT FOR ICY PATCHES THROUGH MIDDAY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
518 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-
005-015-016-024-025-302000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...ALBION...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...
NORTH JUDSON...BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...
PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...ROCHESTER...AKRON...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...SYRACUSE...MENTONE...COLUMBIA CITY...TRI-LAKES...
SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...
MONON...LOGANSPORT...ROYAL CENTER...PERU...GRISSOM AFB...MEXICO...
WABASH...NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...ROANOKE...BLUFFTON...
OSSIAN...DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...GAS CITY...UPLAND...
HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...DUNKIRK...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...
COLDWATER...BRONSON...HILLSDALE...LITCHFIELD...JONESVILLE...
BRYAN...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...FAYETTE...SWANTON...DEFIANCE...
SHERWOOD...HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...DESHLER...LIBERTY CENTER...
PAULDING...ANTWERP...MELROSE...OTTAWA...PANDORA...KALIDA...
FORT JENNINGS...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...OHIO CITY...LIMA...
SPENCERVILLE
518 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015 /418 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015/

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THIS WEEKEND...

A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN ACROSS THE ROCKIES SATURDAY
AND TRACK EAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA
SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT. FORECAST CONFIDENCE ON THE EXACT TRACK OF THIS
SYSTEM REMAINS LOW AS THIS SYSTEM HAS YET TO FULLY DEVELOP...BUT
MUCH OF THE AREA MAY RECEIVE OVER 6 INCHES OF SNOW. STAY UPDATED
FOR THE LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POTENTIAL WEEKEND
WINTER STORM AS FORECAST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS AND TIMING BECOME BETTER
RESOLVED.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
350 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-302200-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON
350 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE SOUTHWEST
STATES INTO SATURDAY AND LIFT NORTHEAST INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. AS THE SYSTEM DEVELOPS...A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
DURING LATE SATURDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT THE PRECIPITATION WILL
CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW. THE SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS...WITH 3 TO 4 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE BY
DAWN SUNDAY MORNING...NORTH OF I-70. SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
CENTRAL ILLINOIS DURING THE DAY SUNDAY AND SUNDAY EVENING...WITH AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES LIKELY. AS THE SYSTEM LIFTS FURTHER EAST OF
THE AREA OVERNIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO
FLURRIES. SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW COULD DEVELOP DURING
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS GUSTY NORTH WINDS DEVELOP.
SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT COULD
RANGE FROM 5 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS FROM I-72
NORTH.

THIS SYSTEM IS STILL A COUPLE OF DAYS AWAY AND THERE STILL REMAINS
SOME UNCERTAINTY AS TO THE TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM AND THE AMOUNT OF
SNOWFALL POSSIBLE. THEREFORE...CHANGES IN THE AMOUNT AND LOCATION
OF THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY CHANGE BETWEEN NOW AND THE
TIME THE SNOW ARRIVES SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. STAY TUNED FOR
LATER UPDATES TO THIS DEVELOPING WINTER WEATHER SITUATION.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
333 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
301600-
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
333 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015 /433 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015/

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

SNOW IS LIKELY TO OVERSPREAD THE REGION SATURDAY EVENING AND
CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY...LIKELY DEPOSITING AT LEAST SEVERAL INCHES
OF SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION. LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO
ORGANIZE OVER COLORADO SATURDAY AND THEN TRACK EAST INTO THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY BY SUNDAY...PRODUCING A LARGE SWATH OF ACCUMULATING
SNOW ACROSS THE MIDWEST. THE STORM SYSTEM IS ORIGINATING FROM A
COMPLEX SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES THAT HAVE YET TO FULLY
EVOLVE...MEANING IT IS QUITE POSSIBLE THAT LATER FORECASTS COULD
CHANGE. CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND INDIANA WILL SEE 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH LOCALLY
HEAVIER TOTALS POSSIBLE. THE SNOW WILL FALL OVER AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF TIME LIKELY AFFECTING TRAVEL SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR LATER
FORECAST AND STATEMENT ON THIS DEVELOPING WINTER STORM.

$$

IZZI

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
540 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
311100-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
540 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

COLD TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING TODAY WILL KEEP ROADS ICY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY FARTHER SOUTH
TOWARDS INTERSTATE 94 WITH LITTLE OVERALL IMPACT EXPECTED.

ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATING SNOW TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY COULD
IMPACT EVENING COMMUTES BOTH DAYS.

WIND CHILLS THURSDAY MORNING COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

TJT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
500 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-311000-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-
DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-
500 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: SNOW SHOWERS.

HAZARDS: BLACK ICE AND SLIPPERY SPOTS.

TIMING: THROUGH MID-MORNING.

DISCUSSION: LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS COULD CREATE SOME SLICK ROADS EARLY
THIS MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK: SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

DISCUSSION: A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING THE THREAT OF
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS MAINLY ON SUNDAY. COLD AIR
WILL RETURN ON MONDAY...WITH BELOW ZERO WIND CHILLS AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$
TDUD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
338 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

LMZ740>745-310945-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
338 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT AGAIN SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...AND THEN AGAIN TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
321 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

LMZ643>646-310930-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
321 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THIS MORNING BEFORE WINDS AND
WAVES SUBSIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$
HENTZ

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