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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
627 PM CDT Wed Apr 21 2021

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-222330-
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-
627 PM CDT Wed Apr 21 2021 /727 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Significant Freeze Risk.

DISCUSSION...

A hard freeze is likely tonight across all of northern Illinois
and northwestern Indiana.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday morning...
  Significant Freeze Risk.
Monday...
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Tuesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

$$



Freeze Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
922 PM CDT Wed Apr 21 2021

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-221030-
/O.CON.KLOT.FZ.W.0002.210422T0500Z-210422T1400Z/
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-
Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Crystal Lake,
Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock, Waukegan, Buffalo Grove,
Mundelein, Gurnee, Rochelle, Oregon, Byron, Dixon, DeKalb,
Sycamore, Aurora, Elgin, Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove,
Lombard, Carol Stream, Ottawa, Streator, La Salle, Mendota,
Marseilles, Oswego, Yorkville, Plano, Morris, Coal City, Minooka,
Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Pontiac, Dwight, Fairbury,
Watseka, Gilman, Paxton, Gibson City, Evanston, Des Plaines,
Schaumburg, Palatine, Northbrook, Chicago, Cicero, Oak Lawn,
Oak Park, La Grange, Calumet City, Oak Forest, Lemont,
Orland Park, Park Forest, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Plainfield,
Mokena, Channahon, Manhattan, Wilmington, Crete, Peotone,
Beecher, Gary, Hammond, Merrillville, Portage, Valparaiso,
Chesterton, Roselawn, Kentland, Morocco, Rensselaer, DeMotte,
Fowler, and Oxford
922 PM CDT Wed Apr 21 2021 /1022 PM EDT Wed Apr 21 2021/

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT /1 AM EDT/
TONIGHT UNTIL 9 AM CDT /10 AM EDT/ THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures in the mid to upper 20s
  expected.

* WHERE...All of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana.

* WHEN...From midnight CDT /1 AM EDT/ tonight until 9 AM CDT /10
  AM EDT/ Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
  plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$

Petr



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