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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
254 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
192000-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-DeKalb-Kane-DuPage-Cook-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
254 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019 /354 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk near Lake Michigan.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk

DISCUSSION...

Northerly winds will increase late tonight, with gusts to around
40 mph possible near Lake Michigan. These strong northerly winds
will build waves and elevate lake levels, which will likely cause
minor lakeshore flooding.

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

Friday...
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk near Lake Michigan.
  Elevated Fire Weather Risk.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk
Saturday...
  Elevated Fire Weather Risk.
Sunday and Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Strong northerly winds will continue on Friday, especially near
Lake Michigan, continuing a likelihood of minor lakeshore flooding
due to large waves and elevated lake levels. Dry conditions and
gusty northerly winds inland on Friday and Saturday could bring an
elevated risk for the more rapid spread of brush fires.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

$$

LMZ740>745-192000-
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-
254 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Illinois
nearshore waters of Lake Michigan and the Indiana nearshore
waters of Lake Michigan.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Gale force winds and very hazardous waves.

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

Friday...
  Gale force winds and very hazardous waves are likely.
Saturday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.
Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

$$

RC

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