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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
431 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...GUSTY SOUTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL CAUSE HIGH WAVES ON LAKE
MICHIGAN...

.PERSISTENT SOUTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL GENERATE WAVES TO 4 TO
7 FEET ON LAKE MICHIGAN THROUGH MIDDAY TUESDAY. THE HIGH WAVES
WILL RESULT IN BOATING CONDITIONS THAT ARE HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL
CRAFT.

LMZ541>543-230645-
/O.CON.KGRB.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-141223T1800Z/
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY WI TO TWO RIVERS WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS WI TO SHEBOYGAN WI-
431 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
TUESDAY...

* SOUTHEAST TO EAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS...WITH OCCASIONAL
  HIGHER GUSTS...CAN BE EXPECTED.

* WAVES HEIGHTS OF 4 TO 7 FEET ARE ANTICIPATED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OVER 20 KNOTS OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
418 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ740>742-230630-
/O.CON.KLOT.SC.Y.0117.000000T0000Z-141223T1500Z/
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
418 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...TO 25 KT. A FEW 30 KT GUSTS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 6 TO 7 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 8 TO 9 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 22 TO 33 KNOTS AND/OR
WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FT WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING
SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

RC

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
326 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ541>543-230515-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WASHINGTON ISLAND TO SHEBOYGAN-
326 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KTS. GUSTS TO 30 KTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. LIGHT RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW.
.TUESDAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KTS VEERING SE AT 10 TO 15 KTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN MIXED
WITH A LITTLE SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KTS VEERING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN.

$$

SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
322 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

LMZ740-230445-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
322 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
THEN EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. A FEW 30 KT GUSTS POSSIBLE
THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
322 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

LMZ741-742-230445-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
322 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
THIS EVENING THEN EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF
RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND
1 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
244 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ643-231015-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
244 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN
LIKELY. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN VEERING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
244 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ644>646-231015-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
244 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN VEERING WEST. AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$
SEE LAKE MICHIGAN OPEN WATERS FORECAST FOR THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

COLLAR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
239 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...BREEZY EAST/SOUTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES...

.AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS...BREEZY
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT. THE SOUTHEAST FETCH
WILL GENERATE HIGH WAVES DURING THIS PERIOD. THE WINDS AND WAVES
WILL SUBSIDE ON TUESDAY AS THE WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES
ACROSS THE REGION.

LMZ643-230445-
/O.EXT.KMKX.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141223T1800Z/
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
239 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TUESDAY.

* WINDS: EAST TO SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
239 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...BREEZY EAST/SOUTHEAST WINDS AND HIGH WAVES...

.AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS...BREEZY
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT. THE SOUTHEAST FETCH
WILL GENERATE HIGH WAVES DURING THIS PERIOD. THE WINDS AND WAVES
WILL SUBSIDE ON TUESDAY AS THE WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES
ACROSS THE REGION.

LMZ644>646-230445-
/O.CON.KMKX.SC.Y.0098.000000T0000Z-141223T1500Z/
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
239 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES: BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR WAVES GREATER THAN 4 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
432 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-230400-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...DUBUQUE...
VINTON...CEDAR RAPIDS...ANAMOSA...MAQUOKETA...MARENGO...
IOWA CITY...TIPTON...CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...
DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...
MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...
GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...ROCK FALLS...
MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...PRINCETON...HENNEPIN...ALEDO...
OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
432 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...AREAS OF FOG...LOCALLY DENSE THIS EVENING...

FOG WILL CONTINUE...OR WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS. THE FOG WILL BE LOCALLY DENSE WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER
MILE AT TIMES. ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN MOVES INTO THE AREA THIS EVENING.
THOSE DRIVING SHOULD PREPARE FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITIES. BE SURE
TO USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND REDUCE YOUR SPEED IF YOU ENCOUNTER
AREAS OF DENSE FOG.

$$

NICHOLS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
318 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
230200-
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
318 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /418 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014/

...SNOW POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...

A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND LIFT NORTH INTO THE GREAT LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY. THERE ARE STILL CONSIDERABLE UNCERTAINTIES REGARDING
THE EXACT TRACK THE LOW WILL TAKE...WHICH COULD MEAN THE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VERY LITTLE PRECIPITATION...RAIN...OR RAIN
CHANGING TO WET SNOW. WHILE UNCERTAINTY REMAINS HIGH AT THIS
POINT...THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR RAIN TO CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF
HEAVY WET ACCUMULATING SNOW OVER PORTIONS OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY.

FOR THOSE WITH HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS ON WEDNESDAY...PLEASE BE AWARE
THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. PLEASE KEEP
ABREAST OF LATER FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS ON THIS DEVELOPING STORM
SYSTEM FOR UPDATES.

$$

IZZI

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
303 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

WIZ022-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-230400-
DOOR-WOOD-PORTAGE-WAUPACA-OUTAGAMIE-BROWN-KEWAUNEE-WAUSHARA-
WINNEBAGO-CALUMET-MANITOWOC-SOUTHERN MARINETTE-SOUTHERN OCONTO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STURGEON BAY...WISCONSIN RAPIDS...
STEVENS POINT...APPLETON...GREEN BAY...ALGOMA...WAUTOMA...
OSHKOSH...CHILTON...TWO RIVERS...CRIVITZ
303 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...MIXED PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIXED BAG OF PRECIPITATION
TO PARTS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN. MAINLY SNOW IS
EXPECTED NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM MARSHFIELD TO SHAWANO TO IRON
MOUNTAIN. TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THIS LINE...A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET
AND RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH MOSTLY RAIN EAST OF THE FOX CITIES. THE
AIR MAY TURN COLD ENOUGH LATE TONIGHT OR TUESDAY MORNING TO
BRIEFLY TURN THE MIXED PRECIPITATION TO A WET SNOW.

LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE. MOTORISTS AND
PEDESTRIANS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND SIDEWALKS
AT TIMES...AND USE EXTRA CAUTION.

$$

TDH

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
243 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ029-032>034-230300-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-
MOWER-FILLMORE-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...ROCHESTER...WINONA...
AUSTIN...NEILLSVILLE...BLACK RIVER FALLS
243 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...DIFFICULT TRAVEL POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

RAIN THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT AND
INTO TUESDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO EVENTUALLY OVERCOME
WARM TEMPERATURES AND BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF HEAVY
WET SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN ON TUESDAY WITH THE
HIGHEST AMOUNTS ON GRASSY SURFACES AND ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN
AREAS.

ACCUMULATIONS OF SLUSH ARE POSSIBLE ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS...
MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. MOTORISTS WITH HOLIDAY TRAVEL PLANS
SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS AND ROAD CONDITIONS AS
CONDITIONS COULD RAPIDLY CHANGE.

$$

ROGERS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
435 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-231000-
BENTON IA-BUCHANAN IA-BUREAU IL-CARROLL IL-CEDAR IA-CLARK MO-CLINTON
IA-DELAWARE IA-DES MOINES IA-DUBUQUE IA-HANCOCK IL-HENDERSON IL-HENRY
IA-HENRY IL-IOWA IA-JACKSON IA-JEFFERSON IA-JO DAVIESS IL-JOHNSON IA-
JONES IA-KEOKUK IA-LEE IA-LINN IA-LOUISA IA-MCDONOUGH IL-MERCER IL-
MUSCATINE IA-PUTNAM IL-ROCK ISLAND IL-SCOTLAND MO-SCOTT IA-
STEPHENSON IL-VAN BUREN IA-WARREN IL-WASHINGTON IA-WHITESIDE IL-
435 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG...LOCALLY DENSE WITH VISIBILITIES BELOW A QUARTER MILE
AT TIMES...CAN EXPECTED AT LEAST THROUGH THIS EVENING.  CONDITIONS
WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE OVERNIGHT AND ESPECIALLY TOWARD MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

NICHOLS/12

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
344 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ740>745-232145-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
344 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT WILL CONTINUE FOR THE ILLINOIS
NEARSHORE WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY MORNING
FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE...THEN CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL
CRAFT ARE LIKELY FOR THE ENTIRE NEARSHORE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THURSDAY.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
330 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

LMZ643>646-231045-
SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI-
PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI-
NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI-
WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL-
330 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE GREAT PLAINS. BREEZY AND GUSTY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN HIGH WAVES. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-DAY ON TUESDAY.

GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS IN THE WAKE OF PASSING LOW PRESSURE MAY BRING
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

$$
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DAVIS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
300 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ032>034-232100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-
MOWER-FILLMORE-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-
300 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT WITH SOME
MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR LESS EXPECTED. THIS SNOW MAY
CAUSE SOME SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE HEAVIEST PERIOD OF SNOW WILL BE ON TUESDAY MORNING WHERE MOST
OF THE REGION WILL SEE ANOTHER INCH OR TWO OF ACCUMULATION. THIS
SNOW WILL BE A WETTER TYPE OF SNOW AND CAUSE ROADS TO BE
SLIPPERY...PARTICULARLY FOR THE TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON
COMMUTES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ARE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
300 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

WIZ017-029-232100-
TAYLOR-CLARK-
300 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
WISCONSIN AND NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY GOES INTO EFFECT THIS EVENING FOR SNOW
THAT WILL LAST OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY FOR TAYLOR COUNTY. UP TO
ONE INCH IS EXPECTED TONIGHT WHICH WILL MAKE ROADS SLIPPERY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH
TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES EXPECTED IN TAYLOR COUNTY
AND POSSIBLY INTO NORTHERN CLARK COUNTY. THIS SNOW WILL BE A
WETTER SNOW AND CAUSE ROADS TO BE VERY SLIPPERY ON TUESDAY. SOME
LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY NIGHT WITH AN ADDITIONAL
HALF INCH OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ARE APPRECIATED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
254 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

WIZ005-010>013-018>022-030-031-035>040-045-048>050-073-074-232100-
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-
254 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS LIKELY TONIGHT DUE TO PERIODS OF SNOW AND
MIXED PRECIPITATION. SNOW WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS NORTH
CENTRAL AND FAR NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TONIGHT...AND CAUSE TRAVEL
CONDITIONS TO DETERIORATE. A MIX OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED ELSEWHERE WHICH COULD PRODUCE SLIPPERY STRETCHES ON AREA
ROADWAYS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.
AS A RESULT...HAZARDOUS TRAVELING CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. A MIX OF RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW MAY LINGER OVER
PARTS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TUESDAY MORNING TO
CONTINUE THE THREAT OF SLIPPERY ROADS.

RAIN AND MILD TEMPERATURES OVER PARTS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN
WISCONSIN TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...MAY PRODUCE CHANGING ICE
CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES AND RIVERS. EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD BE USED
ON AREA LAKES AND RIVERS THIS WEEK.

LIGHT SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO FORWARD SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ010-011-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-032>034-041>044-
053>055-230000-
WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-
HOUSTON-TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-
JUNEAU-ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...WAUKON...ROCHESTER...WINONA...
AUSTIN...MEDFORD...NEILLSVILLE...BLACK RIVER FALLS...LA CROSSE...
SPARTA/TOMAH...MAUSTON...VIROQUA...PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...
RICHLAND CENTER
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
A BROAD AREA OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD
NORTH ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 6 PM. BY 6 PM THE LEADING EDGE IS
EXPECTED TO BE MOVING NORTH OF MEDFORD WISCONSIN.

SOME WET SNOW MAY BE MIXED IN AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS OF SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY
10 ACROSS CENTRAL WISCONSIN. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WOULD BE
MAINLY A DUSTING...WHILE RAIN AMOUNTS FROM 4 PM TO 6 PM WILL BE A
TRACE UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. THE HEAVY RAIN AMOUNTS WILL BE
SOUTH AND EAST OF LA CROSSE. IF DRIVING...BE ALERT WET ROADS AND
THE POSSIBILITY OF SLIPPERY SPOTS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ008-009-018-019-029-030-WIZ061-230000-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...PLATTEVILLE
401 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
LOOK FOR THE LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE TO TAPER OFF TO PATCHY DRIZZLE
THROUGH 6 PM. RAIN AMOUNTS FROM 4 PM TO 6 PM WILL MAINLY BE A
TRACE. IF DRIVING...REMAIN ALERT WET ROADS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF
SLIPPERY SPOTS.

$$
RRS

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