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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
334 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
211000-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
334 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014 /434 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014/

...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...

AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT DO OCCUR ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...
BUT ONLY VERY SMALL ICE ACCUMULATIONS ON UNTREATED SURFACES CAN
CREATE SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.

WITH THE VERY COLD AIR ACROSS THE AREA FOR OVER A WEEK...GROUND
TEMPERATURES ARE NOW BELOW FREEZING. AIR TEMPERATURES WILL
SLOWLY RISE FRIDAY NIGHT AND WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY SATURDAY
MORNING. BUT UNTIL BOTH AIR AND GROUND TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE
FREEZING...ICY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

ANYONE TRAVELING FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR THE POTENTIAL OF SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
319 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-212130-
VILAS-ONEIDA-FOREST-FLORENCE-NORTHERN MARINETTE-LINCOLN-LANGLADE-
MENOMINEE-NORTHERN OCONTO-DOOR-MARATHON-SHAWANO-WOOD-PORTAGE-
WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-
MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
319 PM CST THU NOV 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RATHER COLD TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH TO
PRODUCE WIND CHILLS IN THE 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO RANGE IN MOST
LOCATIONS LATE TONIGHT. IF YOU PLAN TO VENTURE OUTSIDE LATE TONIGHT
BE SURE TO DRESS WARMLY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

WINDS CHILLS OF 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO CAN BE EXPECTED EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING. IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE DURING THIS TIME BE SURE
TO DRESS WARMLY.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING DUE TO A WINTRY MIX...AND THEN AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK DUE TO LIGHT SNOW.

A LIGHT WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE SATURDAY MORNING. THE
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO DRIZZLE ACROSS THE FOX
VALLEY AND LAKESHORE REGION WHERE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
WARM WELL ABOVE FREEZING BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

FOR AREAS NORTH AND WEST OF THE FOX VALLEY...TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE
TO OR A FEW DEGREES ABOVE FREEZING SATURDAY AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT OR A FEW DEGREES ABOVE FREEZING...THE RECENT
COLD SPELL HAS CAUSED UNUSUALLY COLD GROUND TEMPERATURES FOR THIS TIME
OF YEAR. A MIX OF DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE CAN BE EXPECTED. ONCE
THE SUN SETS SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AIR AND ROAD TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO FALL TO AROUND FREEZING...CAUSING ADDITIONAL SLICK
SPOTS IF DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE OCCURS.

SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED LATER SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY MORNING
AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY...CAUSING SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADS.
THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR A SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL
ACROSS THE SNOW BELT REGION OF NORTHWEST VILAS COUNTY.

THOSE WITH WEEKEND PLANS SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT OR FRIDAY.

$$

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