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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
348 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-271000-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
348 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021 /448 AM EST Tue Jan 26 2021/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Significant Snow Risk this morning.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk.
  Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk.
  Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Snow and patches of blowing snow will continue into this
afternoon, then gradually diminish away from Lake Michigan late
this afternoon into this evening. Near Lake Michigan, lake effect
snow showers will persist tonight. South of I-80, a mix of
freezing drizzle and snow early this morning will turn to all snow
by late morning.

Gusty northeast winds combined with elevated lake levels will
continue to cause minor to possibly moderate lakeshore flooding
impacts this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday...
  Limited Snow Risk near Lake Michigan.
Wednesday Night...
  Limited Excessive Cold Risk.
Saturday into Sunday...
  Limited Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Light to briefly moderate lake effect snow showers are expected
along Lake Michigan on Wednesday, focusing primarily into Cook
County and Lake County Indiana.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
  However, any snowfall reports would be greatly appreciated

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
311 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021

ILZ003>005-261800-
/O.CON.KLOT.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-210126T1800Z/
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Crystal Lake,
Algonquin, McHenry, and Woodstock
311 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  inches. Storm total snowfall of 4 to 7 inches. Northeast winds
  gusting to 30 mph will lead to blowing snow and periods of very
  low visibility.

* WHERE...Winnebago, McHenry and Boone Counties.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

* IMPACTS...Travel will continue to be difficult. Hazardous
  conditions will impact this morning`s commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Isolated power outages are possible due to
  the combined effects of the wet, heavy snow and gusty winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained on the
internet at www.gettingaroundillinois.com.

&&

$$



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