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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1113 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTRY WEATHER APPROACHING THE AREA BY THIS EVENING...

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-282200-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0010.150301T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
PEORIA-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-
DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-
SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...
HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...
SHELBYVILLE
1113 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON...AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS BY EARLY THIS
  EVENING. HOWEVER...THE HEAVIEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
  TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES ARE LIKELY OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL
  ILLINOIS. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE IN LOCATIONS NORTH OF A
  RUSHVILLE TO BLOOMINGTON LINE...INCLUDING THE PEORIA METRO AREA
  AND GALESBURG...WHERE AMOUNTS FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE ANTICPATED.

* WIND...SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5 TO 10 MPH THROUGH
  THE PERIOD...THUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED
  TO BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY
  THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED
  TO LESS THAN A MILE IN THE HEAVIER SNOW TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1050 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND SOME ICE EXPECTED OVER
CENTRAL INDIANA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

INZ021-028>031-035>049-010000-
/O.CON.KIND.WW.Y.0011.150301T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...FRANKFORT...KOKOMO...
CRAWFORDSVILLE...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...INDIANAPOLIS
1050 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW OF 4 TO 7 INCHES.


* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW BEGINNING AROUND SUNSET AND LASTING
  THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES
  DURING THE DAY SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING
  SNOW.

* OTHER IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY IN AREAS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
415 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
281800-
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
415 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 /515 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015/

SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION STARTING LATE THIS EVENING. A
DUSTING UP TO AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN
ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA BY AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. SNOW
WILL CONTINUE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 OVERNIGHT WHILE A LULL IS
EXPECTED FARTHER NORTH...THEN SNOW WILL RESUME AGAIN AREA WIDE
SUNDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...TOTAL
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM A DUSTING UP TO 2 INCHES NORTH
OF THE I-80 CORRIDOR...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES SOUTH...THOUGH SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF FORD... IROQUOIS...AND BENTON COUNTIES MAY SEE 4 TO 6
INCHES.

$$

BMD

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ027-028-030-011345-
KNOX-MARSHALL-STARK-
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING AND
THEN CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT PRODUCING SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS
ROADWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL
TOTAL BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES. THERE IS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM THAT
WILL LIKELY BRING A PERIOD OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE THE WINTRY MIX CHANGES OVER TO
RAIN LATER TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE RAIN WILL
LIKELY TURN TO LIGHT SNOW OVERNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ029-031-036>038-040>057-061>063-011345-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-CLARK-COLES-CUMBERLAND-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-
EDGAR-FULTON-LOGAN-MACON-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-
PEORIA-PIATT-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-
WOODFORD-
733 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT...WHICH WILL PRODUCE SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS ROADWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

BY THE TIME THE SNOW ENDS BY SUNDAY EVENING...BETWEEN 4 AND 6 INCHES
OF SNOW IS LIKELY...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 72. FURTHER TO THE NORTHWEST TOWARDS
THE ILLINOIS RIVER...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES.

THERE IS ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL LIKELY PRODUCE A PERIOD OF SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE THE
WINTRY MIX CHANGES OVER TO RAIN LATER TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE RAIN WILL LIKELY TURN TO LIGHT SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER...NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
742 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

LMZ844>849-MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-
010845-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-MASON-LAKE-
OSCEOLA-CLARE-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-
GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-
VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
742 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW MAY MAKE ROADS SLICK LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOWFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ON SUNDAY COULD RESULT IN SLIPPERY TRAVEL.
THE HIGHEST SNOW TOTALS WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 94.

A HAZARDOUS MIXTURE OF SNOW... SLEET... AND FREEZING RAIN IS
EXPECTED LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

MEADE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
532 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

INZ003>009-012-014-016-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-005-
011045-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
MARSHALL-KOSCIUSKO-NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-
MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-
BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...WARSAW...WINONA LAKE...NILES...BENTON HARBOR...
ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...STURGIS...
THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...BRYAN...MONTPELIER...
WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON
532 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015 /432 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN...NORTHERN INDIANA...NORTHWEST OHIO AND THE NEARSHORE
WATERS OF SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS AROUND AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY AND DIMINISH LATE IN THE DAY. TOTAL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

ANOTHER STRONG STORM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION TUESDAY.
THERE IS STILL A GREAT DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM BUT A
PERIOD OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN STILL LOOKS POSSIBLE
TUESDAY MORNING AS PRECIPITATION BEGINS. TEMPERATURES ARE THEN
EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING IN THE AFTERNOON WITH JUST RAIN
FALLING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH COULD FALL
BY TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS MAY LEAD TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AS
WELL AS ICE JAMS AND FLOODING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS.

THE TRACK OF THIS STORM SYSTEM TUESDAY REMAINS UNCERTAIN SO THE
FORECAST MAY CHANGE. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FUTURE FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE APPRECIATED SUNDAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
532 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

INZ013-015-017-018-020-022>027-032>034-OHZ015-016-024-025-011045-
PULASKI-FULTON IN-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-
HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-
ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...ROCHESTER...
COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...MONTICELLO...
BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...NORTH MANCHESTER...
HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...
HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...PAULDING...ANTWERP...
OTTAWA...PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
532 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO AND
NORTHERN INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY AND DIMINISH LATE IN THE DAY OR EARLY
EVENING. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

ANOTHER STRONG STORM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION TUESDAY.
THERE IS STILL A GREAT DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY WITH THIS SYSTEM BUT A
PERIOD OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN STILL LOOKS POSSIBLE
TUESDAY MORNING AS PRECIPITATION BEGINS. TEMPERATURES ARE THEN
EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FREEZING IN THE AFTERNOON WITH JUST RAIN
FALLING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD APPROACH ONE INCH BY TUESDAY
NIGHT...POSSIBLY LEADING TO FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL AS
ICE JAMS AND FLOODING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS.

THE TRACK OF THIS STORM SYSTEM TUESDAY REMAINS UNCERTAIN SO THE
FORECAST MAY CHANGE. CONTINUE TO MONITOR FUTURE FORECASTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE APPRECIATED SUNDAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
423 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
011030-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
423 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015 /523 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION STARTING LATE THIS EVENING
AND CONTINUE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF I-80
WHERE THE GREATEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH THE
GREATEST AMOUNTS GENERALLY SOUTH OF I-80.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. DEPENDING ON THE EVENTUAL TRACK AND INTENSITY IT
COULD BRING THE THREAT OF EITHER RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLOODING FROM
SNOW MELT...OR POSSIBLY ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
523 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

INZ021-028>031-035>049-011100-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-
523 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7
PM EST SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: ACCUMULATING SNOW AND SOME ICE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. BELOW
ZERO WIND CHILLS EXPECTED INTO THE LATE MORNING HOURS.

HAZARDS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW AND ICE.
REDUCED VISIBILITY IN HEAVIER SNOW. FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN OR
HYPOTHERMIA DUE TO LOW WIND CHILLS.

TIMING: ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED TO BEGIN AROUND SUNSET...WITH
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. BELOW ZERO WIND
CHILLS INTO THE LATE MORNING HOURS.

DISCUSSION: AN APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING
ACCUMULATING SNOW AND SOME ICE TO THE AREA TONIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN
INCH OF ICE...ARE EXPECTED BY SUNRISE SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK: ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATING SNOW AND ICE IS EXPECTED DURING
THE DAY SUNDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

HEAVY RAINFALL...AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY...IS POSSIBLE
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLOODING. SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

DISCUSSION: ACCUMULATING SNOW AND ICE ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
DURING THE DAY SUNDAY...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH OR CHANGING TO RAIN AT TIMES.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS BY THE TIME THE STORM ENDS SUNDAY EVENING
WILL BE 2 TO 4 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF
ICE.

A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY BRING ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE
MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. WARMER AIR IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
INTO THE AREA DURING THE DAY TUESDAY...CHANGING THE MIXED
PRECIPITATION TO RAIN. HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVY RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH THE MELTING
SNOWPACK...MAY RESULT IN FLOODING CONCERNS TOWARDS THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

JAS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
405 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-011015-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
405 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
WIND CHILLS FROM -20 TO -30 WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MID
MORNING...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. LIGHT SNOW WILL START
TO FALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST IOWA...NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS TODAY AND WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE MUCH OF THE AREA
TONIGHT. SNOWFALL TOTALS SHOULD RANGE FROM JUST UNDER 2 INCHES IN
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS TO A TRACE ACROSS NORTHEAST IOWA AND
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON IN LOCATIONS GENERALLY SOUTH OF AN OTTUMWA TO PRINCETON
ILLINOIS LINE. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION AROUND AN INCH IS POSSIBLE
IN THAT AREA...WITH ONLY A TRACE EXPECTED FARTHER NORTH. THE TOTAL
ACCUMULATION OF SNOW FROM TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON IS
EXPECTED TO BE ONLY A DUSTING NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...AND 1 TO 3
INCHES FARTHER SOUTH.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. THE TRACK AND STRENGTH OF THIS STORM IS NOT YET
HIGH CONFIDENCE. THE CURRENT THINKING IS THAT THIS STORM WILL
BRING A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LATE MONDAY
NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A PERIOD OF RAIN TUESDAY
AS TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE FREEZING. THE RAIN WILL THEN TRANSITION
BACK TO SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST AS COLD AIR SWEEPS BACK INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. NEW SNOW AMOUNTS APPEAR TO BE
LIGHT AT THIS TIME. PLEASE KEEP UP TO DATE ON THIS POSSIBLE WINTER
STORM SYSTEM...AS CHANGES TO EXACT DETAILS ON RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW ARE LIKELY IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

GIBBS/ERVIN

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