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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:32 PM EST on January 31, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect from 9 PM CST /10 PM EST/
this evening to 6 am CST /7 am EST/ Monday...

* timing... accumulating snow will begin this evening and continue
through Sunday night. Precipitation will likely start as rain
or a rain snow mix... especially the farther south you go from
Interstate 80.

* Snow accumulations... widespread amounts of 10 to 14 inches are
expected by Sunday night... especially near Lake Michigan.

* Main impact... snow covered roads will make travel difficult.
Significant disruptions to air travel are also likely.

* Other impacts... strong northeast winds with gusts possibly in
excess of 35 mph will develop Sunday afternoon and continue into
Sunday evening... and are likely to be higher near the lake. This
will produce significant blowing and drifting snow and blizzard
like conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





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