FREEZE WATCH NE Illinois; FREEZE WARNING Already Out for Most of Illinois

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
336 AM CDT TUE APR 10 2012

…FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OVER A LARGE PART OF THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING…

LAKE IL-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-WILL-KANKAKEE-IROQUOIS-LAKE IN-PORTER-
NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAUKEGAN…WHEATON…CHICAGO…OSWEGO…
JOLIET…KANKAKEE…WATSEKA…GARY…VALPARAISO…MOROCCO…
RENSSELAER…FOWLER
336 AM CDT TUE APR 10 2012 /436 AM EDT TUE APR 10 2012/

…FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING…


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

* TEMPERATURE…POTENTIALLY AT OR BELOW 32 DEGREES FOR A FEW
HOURS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…WITH THE RECORD WARM MARCH SPURRING VEGETATION
GROWTH MUCH EARLIER THAN NORMAL…SENSITIVE VEGETATION MAY BE
DAMAGED OR KILLED BY THE FREEZING TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

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