WIND CHILL WARNING: Effective 3 AM Monday Morning through 9 AM Wednesday Morning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
840 PM CST SAT JAN 25 2014

Snow is expected to begin about 3:00 a.m. Sunday. The leading edge of approaching snow is near Dubuque, Iowa and western Wisconsin [LIVE PRECIPITATION TYPE RADAR].

 Brutal COLD Coming … 

FORECAST TEMPS for Arlington Heights …
Monday 3 AM 1 degree (Wind Chill -21)
Monday 6 AM -4 degrees (Wind Chill -26)
Monday 9 AM -8 degrees (Wind Chill -32)

Much of the afternoon will hold at -9 with a -33 Wind Chill.

Monday 8 PM -13 degrees (Wind Chill -36)
Monday 11 PM -14 degrees (Wind Chill -37)

Tuesday 6 AM -20 degrees (Wind Chill -42)
(will hold at -20 from 5 AM through 7 AM with Wind Chill -42)

Tuesday High -4 degrees (Wind Chill -24)

Temperature -9 to -12 overnight until Wednesday morning (Wind Chill -27 to -31)

WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
KENDALL-WILL-KANKAKEE-LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK…
WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO…
OSWEGO…JOLIET…KANKAKEE…GARY…VALPARAISO…MOROCCO…
RENSSELAER

FOR THE WIND CHILL WARNING…
TIMING…3 AM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH 9 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL VALUES…35 BELOW TO 45 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS…FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA CAN OCCUR IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH VERY COLD
AIR TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS WILL RESULT
IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF PRECAUTIONS ARE
NOT TAKEN.

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO
6 AM CST MONDAY…
…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM MONDAY TO 9 AM
CST WEDNESDAY…

840 PM CST SAT JAN 25 2014

FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY…

* TIMING…3 AM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH 6 AM MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…3 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA…
INCLUDING THE CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD METROPOLITAN AREAS…EXCEPT 2
TO 3 INCHES GENERALLY SOUTH OF A STREATOR ILLINOIS TO REMINGTON
INDIANA LINE. ADDITIONAL SNOW SHOWERS LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING MAY PRODUCE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOWFALL.

* WINDS…WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACTS…ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL MAKE ROADS SNOW COVERED
AND SLIPPERY BEGINNING PREDAWN AND CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING. GUSTY WINDS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT WILL
CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WHICH ALONG
WITH A PERIOD OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY EVENING MAY LEAD TO NEAR
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES SUNDAY NIGHT…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AND RURAL AREAS. TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING… ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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