SEVERE WEATHER

  • Kankakee
    Kenosha
    McHenry
    Lake
    Kane
    DuPage
    Cook
    Kendall
    Will
    Jasper
    LaPorte
    Newton
  • High Wind Warning

    Cook, IL

    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.



  • High Wind Warning

    Lake, IN

    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.



  • Wind Advisory

    Kankakee, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    Kenosha, WI

    WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOND DU LAC...SHEBOYGAN...WEST BEND...
    PORT WASHINGTON...WAUKESHA...BROOKFIELD...MILWAUKEE...ELKHORN...
    LAKE GENEVA...RACINE...KENOSHA
    416 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

    A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

    * TIMING...EARLY THIS MORNING INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

    * WINDS...NORTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.

    * IMPACTS...OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH CANS AND LAWN FURNITURE WILL BE
    BLOWN AROUND.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 30 MPH
    AND OR WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS
    STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
    VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    McHenry, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    Lake, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    Kane, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    DuPage, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Lakeshore Flood Advisory

    Cook, IL

    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.



  • Wind Advisory

    Kendall, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    Will, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Wind Advisory

    Kankakee, IL

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Lake Effect Snow Advisory

    Jasper, IN

    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.



  • Wind Advisory

    Jasper, IN

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Lakeshore Flood Advisory

    LaPorte, IN

    518 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /418 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
    /4 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...

    VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN WILL CAUSE 10 TO 20
    FOOT WAVES ALONG THE SHORELINE TODAY AND TONIGHT WHICH WILL CAUSE
    SOME BEACH EROSION AND MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING. THE WAVES WILL
    ALSO FREQUENTLY WASH OVER PIERS AND BREAKWALLS. TO AVOID BEING
    SWEPT INTO THE DEEP LAKE WATERS... DO NOT VENTURE ONTO PIERS OR
    BREAKWALLS TODAY OR TONIGHT.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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



  • Wind Advisory

    LaPorte, IN

    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...NILES...
    BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN
    521 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /421 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/
    THIS EVENING...

    HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

    * TIMING...TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 55 MPH.

    IMPACTS...

    * DRIVING MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
    VEHICLES.

    * SMALL TREE BRANCHES MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.

    * ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH...OR GUSTS
    OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
    DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
    CAUTION.



  • Lake Effect Snow Advisory

    Newton, IN

    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.



  • Wind Advisory

    Newton, IN

    JASPER-BENTON-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
    WHEATON...OSWEGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER...FOWLER
    339 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /439 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM CDT /9 AM EDT/ THIS
    MORNING TO 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS EVENING...

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

    * WINDS...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH...OR
    GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 57 MPH...ARE LIKELY. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
    CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE UNLESS PRECAUTIONS ARE TAKEN. DRIVING
    MAY BE DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MOTORISTS
    SHOULD BE ALERT AND USE CAUTION.



  • Lake Effect Snow Advisory

    Lake, IN

    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.



  • Lakeshore Flood Advisory

    Lake, IN

    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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