COOK County, Illinois
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Weather Alerts: COOK County, Illinois
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Blizzard Warning
ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>022-INZ001-020400-
/O.CON.KLOT.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...GARY
150 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING. BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL ALSO DEVELOP AND CONTINUE
THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 16 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH
WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE
COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WILL OCCASIONALLY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES TO NEAR ZERO LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN
NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT. THE
COMBINATION OF THE SNOW AND VERY STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
EXTRAORDINARILY DANGEROUS.

* SECONDARY IMPACT...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS
AND SNOW COVERED POWER LINES MAY LEAD TO ISOLATED POWER
OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

Lakeshore Flood Advisory
ILZ006-014-020500-
/O.CON.KLOT.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T1600Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-
250 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
MONDAY...

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF 12 TO 16
FEET WILL RESULT IN LAKESHORE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS WILL
GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES
VISIT...WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

&&

$$

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