Porter County, Indiana
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High Wind Warning
ILZ014-INZ001-002-311645-
/O.CON.KLOT.HW.W.0002.141031T1500Z-141031T2300Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHICAGO...GARY...VALPARAISO
339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM CDT THIS EVENING NEAR THE LAKE...

* TIMING...DEVELOPING THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NEAR THE LAKE NORTHERLY WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH...INLAND NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

&&

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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
INZ001-002-010-011-311645-
/O.CAN.KLOT.WW.Y.0026.141031T1500Z-141101T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KLOT.LE.Y.0004.141031T1500Z-141101T0300Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER
342 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM CDT THIS EVENING. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN
REPLACED WITH THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
INTO THIS EVENING...WITH THE FOCUS GRADUALLY SHIFTING FARTHER
WEST INTO LAKE COUNTY INDIANA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW...HEAVY BURSTS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE AND
COULD EVEN BE ACCOMPANIED BY THUNDER AND LIGHTNING. IF HEAVY
SNOW DOES OCCUR THEN VISIBILITIES WOULD BE DRAMATICALLY
REDUCED...POTENTIALLY TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN ISOLATED
AREAS.

* ACCUMULATION...LOCALIZED SLUSHY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON GRASSY AREAS. THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LOCALLY HEAVIER SNOWFALL TOTALS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN SNOW BEING WIND
WHIPPED AND FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

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Lakeshore Flood Advisory
ILZ014-INZ001-002-311645-
/O.CON.KLOT.LS.Y.0001.141031T1600Z-141101T0900Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
334 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 AM CDT SATURDAY...

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF UP TO 23 FT
WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING NEAR THE LAKE.

* TIMING...THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MINOR BEACH EROSION AND FLOODING OF COASTAL AREAS CAN
BE EXPECTED. STAY AWAY FROM PIERS AND BREAK WALLS...OCCASIONAL
ROGUE WAVES ARE LIKELY AND COULD STRIKE WITH LITTLE WARNING AND
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO THE LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT STRONG 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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