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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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

    LaPorte, IN

    LA PORTE-BERRIEN-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...NILES...
    BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN
    1206 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1106 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
    HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM
    CDT/ THIS EVENING. THE WIND ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

    HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

    * TIMING...TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 60 MPH.

    IMPACTS...

    * DRIVING WILL LIKELY BE VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY FOR
    HIGHER PROFILE VEHICLES.

    * SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED TREE BRANCHES MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.

    * POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

    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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    921 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...THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS DIMINISH BY 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. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL HAVE DIFFICULTY IN OPEN
    AREAS.

    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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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

    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER
    931 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
    THIS EVENING...

    * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES 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. VISIBILITIES
    WITHIN SOME OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL BECOME 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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

    1051 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /951 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

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

    A 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.



  • Lake Effect Snow Advisory

    Newton, IN

    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER
    931 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
    THIS EVENING...

    * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES 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. VISIBILITIES
    WITHIN SOME OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL BECOME 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
    905 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1005 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
    EVENING...

    * TIMING...THROUGH 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

    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
    RENSSELAER
    931 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT
    THIS EVENING...

    * TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES 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. VISIBILITIES
    WITHIN SOME OF THE STRONGEST SHOWERS WILL BECOME 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.



  • Special Weather Statement

    LaPorte, IN

    BERRIEN-CASS MI-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
    MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
    NAPPANEE...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...
    FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...
    ROCHESTER...AKRON...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...
    BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...MARCELLUS
    1144 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014 /1044 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014/

    ...VERY STRONG WINDS ALONG WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...

    A COLD FRONT TRACKING SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WILL
    BRING VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS TO 40 TO 55 MPH ALONG WITH INCREASED
    RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION RATES
    WILL INCREASE AFTER NOON EDT...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN AND SNOW
    SHOWERS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST PORTIONS OF
    BERRIEN COUNTY ALONG WITH LA PORTE COUNTY BETWEEN NOON AND 1 PM
    EDT...AND EVENTUALLY STARKE COUNTY AFTER 1 PM EDT. WITH
    TEMPERATURES JUST ABOVE FREEZING...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
    TO REMAIN MINOR AND MAINLY ON GRASSY AREAS. HOWEVER...LOCALIZED
    AREAS OF HEAVIER LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS MAY ALLOW FOR SNOW
    ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR TWO OVER A SHORT TIME PERIOD AND SLICK
    ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION TO THE POTENTIAL OF A QUICK BURST OF SNOW
    ACCUMULATION...ANYONE TRAVELLING ACROSS THE REGION SHOULD BE
    PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITIES DUE TO THE COMBINATION
    OF VERY STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SNOW SHOWERS.

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