DENSE FOG ADVISORY Effective Until 3 AM Tuesday

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
801 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013

…DENSE FOG SPREADING ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS…

.DENSE FOG IS SPREADING NORTHWARD FROM THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR
AND IS EXPECTED TO EXPAND TOWARD THE WISCONSIN BORDER THROUGH THE
LATE EVENING HOURS. RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED OVERNIGHT WHICH WILL HELP IMPROVE THE VISIBILITY TO SOME
DEGREE.

WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
KENDALL-WILL-LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK…
WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO…
OSWEGO…JOLIET…GARY
801 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITY…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR
LESS…WITH SOME AREAS SEEING VISIBILITY DROPPING TO NEAR
ZERO.

* IMPACTS…DENSE FOG WILL MAKE TRAVELING BY CAR OR AIR
CHALLENGING THROUGH THE NIGHT. THOSE WHO MUST TRAVEL SHOULD
PLAN ACCORDINGLY. BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
VISIBILITIES WHEN TRAVELING FROM AREAS OF RELATIVELY LIGHTER
FOG INTO AREAS OF VERY DENSE FOG AND AN ALMOST INSTANTANEOUS
CHANGE TO RESTRICTED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.


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