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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
322 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
162130-
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-
322 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019 /422 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Excessive Cold Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Following the passage of a strong cold front last night, an area
of cold arctic high pressure is building across the region. Wind
chills of 5 to 15 below will be in place west of the I-55 corridor
tonight.

In addition, flooding will continue on portions of the Illinois,
Kankakee, and Kishwaukee rivers.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday...
  Limited Excessive Cold Risk.
  Limited Snow Risk.
Sunday...
  Elevated Snow Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Light snow will overspread the region late Saturday night and continue
through the day Sunday. There is a chance for some light snow or light
Lake Effect snow showers to linger through Sunday night and into Monday.
Light accumulations are expected area-wide.

In addition, flooding will continue on portions of the Illinois,
Kankakee, and Kishwaukee rivers.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
322 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

LMZ740>745-162130-
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-
322 PM CST Fri Feb 15 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...

  Limited Freezing Spray Risk

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday and Sunday...
  Hazardous conditions for small craft are likely.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
417 AM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-161030-
Buchanan-Delaware-Dubuque-Benton-Linn-Jones-Jackson-Iowa-Johnson-
Cedar-Clinton-Muscatine-Scott-Keokuk-Washington-Louisa-Jefferson-
Henry IA-Des Moines-Van Buren-Lee-Jo Daviess-Stephenson-Carroll-
Whiteside-Rock Island-Henry IL-Bureau-Putnam-Mercer-Henderson-
Warren-Hancock-McDonough-Scotland-Clark-
417 AM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northwest Illinois...west central Illinois...east
central Iowa...northeast Iowa...southeast Iowa and northeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect until 9 AM for the northern
two tier of Iowa counties in the outlook area, for wind chills
around 20 below zero. Wind chills of 5 to 15 below are expected to
the south and east of the advisory.

Area rivers are experiencing flooding. Please see the latest
Flood Statements and Flood Warnings for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Saturday evening through Sunday evening...Low pressure tracking
from Oklahoma to Kentucky will bring accumulating snow to much of
the outlook area, with amounts generally in the 2 to 5 inch range.
However, the track of the system is still uncertain so these
amounts could change. East winds of around 10 mph should keep any
blowing or drifting of the snow to a minimum.

Tuesday night and Wednesday...Another storm system may bring
several more inches of snow accumulation to the outlook area.
However, it is too early to determine exact amounts.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

$$

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