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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:47 PM EST on February 28, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 28, 2015


... Period of light snow this evening through Sunday afternoon...

Snow will overspread northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana
starting this evening. Approximate start times include roughly
from 5 to 6 PM west of a Pontiac to Paxton line and then by 8pm
to 9pm from Rockford to Chicago to Valparaiso. Once the first
round of snow begins... expect a roughly 3 to 4 hour window of
steady light to occasionally moderate snowfall rates. By around
midnight tonight... accumulations will range from dusting up to an
inch of snow along and north of Interstate 88... and 1 to 2 inches
to the south. The snow will then focus mainly south of Interstate
80 overnight into Sunday afternoon... with little to no additional
accumulation north of Interstate 80. Through Sunday
afternoon... total snowfall is expected to range from a dusting to
up to 2 inches north of the Interstate 80 corridor... one to three
inches near and just south of Interstate 80 and two to five inches
south of a Valparaiso to Streator line. Isolated amounts near 6
inches are possible by Sunday afternoon across southern portions
of Ford... Iroquois and Benton counties.

Motorists should prepare for the potential for some slippery
travel... especially on less traveled and untreated
roadways... later this evening into Sunday.


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347 PM CST Sat Feb 28 2015 /447 PM EST Sat Feb 28 2015/

... Period of light snow this evening through Sunday afternoon...

Snow will overspread northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana
starting this evening. Approximate start times include roughly
from 5 to 6 PM west of a Pontiac to Paxton line and then by 8pm
to 9pm from Rockford to Chicago to Valparaiso. Once the first
round of snow begins... expect a roughly 3 to 4 hour window of
steady light to occasionally moderate snowfall rates. By around
midnight tonight... accumulations will range from dusting up to an
inch of snow along and north of Interstate 88... and 1 to 2 inches
to the south. The snow will then focus mainly south of Interstate
80 overnight into Sunday afternoon... with little to no additional
accumulation north of Interstate 80. Through Sunday
afternoon... total snowfall is expected to range from a dusting to
up to 2 inches north of the Interstate 80 corridor... one to three
inches near and just south of Interstate 80 and two to five inches
south of a Valparaiso to Streator line. Isolated amounts near 6
inches are possible by Sunday afternoon across southern portions
of Ford... Iroquois and Benton counties.

Motorists should prepare for the potential for some slippery
travel... especially on less traveled and untreated
roadways... later this evening into Sunday.


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Record Report

Statement as of 4:33 PM CST on February 28, 2015


... Record low temperature set for February 28th at Rockford IL...

a record low temperature of -16 degrees was set at the Rockford
Airport this morning. This breaks the old record of -7 set in 1962.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:18 AM CST on February 28, 2015



... Low temperature reports...

Location temp time/date

... Illinois...

... Boone County...
3 E Roscoe -18 f 0626 am 02/28
5 E Loves Park -14 f 0618 am 02/28

... Cook County...
1 ENE Harwood Heights -15 f 0642 am 02/28
Sauk Village -15 f 0504 am 02/28
Olympia Fields -13 f 0511 am 02/28
1 WNW Crestwood -12 f 0625 am 02/28
Chicago-Lansing apt -12 f 0555 am 02/28
Chicago Executive Airport -12 f 0552 am 02/28
1 SW Palatine -10 f 0558 am 02/28
Chicago ohare Intl ap -10 f 0551 am 02/28
1 WSW Northbrook -10 f 0540 am 02/28
Lemont -10 f 0635 am 02/28
2 W Palos Park -10 f 0616 am 02/28
2 SW Palatine -9 f 0609 am 02/28
1 W Palos Park -9 f 0544 am 02/28
2 ESE Glenwood -9 f 0509 am 02/28
Matteson -8 f 0505 am 02/28
Morton Grove -8 f 0645 am 02/28
Hickory Hills -8 f 0624 am 02/28
Crabtree Nature Center -17 f 0800 am 02/28
1 WSW Glencoe -8 f 0640 am 02/28
South Holland -7 f 0525 am 02/28
Palos Heights -7 f 0505 am 02/28
Orland Park -7 f 0630 am 02/28
Flossmoor -7 f 0600 am 02/28
Lansing -7 f 0530 am 02/28
Chicago Heights -7 f 0504 am 02/28
1 NNE Calumet City -7 f 0625 am 02/28
1 E Willow Springs -7 f 0504 am 02/28
1 E Homewood -6 f 0505 am 02/28
1 WNW Burnham -6 f 0530 am 02/28
1 NW Wilmette -6 f 0610 am 02/28
Flossmoor -6 f 0505 am 02/28

... De Kalb County...
IL Shabbona 5 NNE -18 f 0505 am 02/28
2 N Sycamore -15 f 0614 am 02/28
1 E Sycamore -15 f 0510 am 02/28
2 WNW Genoa -14 f 0514 am 02/28
1 ESE Sycamore -14 f 0647 am 02/28
1 NE Sycamore -13 f 0515 am 02/28
1 se Sandwich -10 f 0505 am 02/28
De Kalb -9 f 0735 am 02/28
De Kalb -6 f 0700 am 02/28
Malta -6 f 0720 am 02/28

... DuPage County...
DuPage Airport - ASOS -13 f 0552 am 02/28
Lisle -9 f 0545 am 02/28
1 se West Chicago -9 f 0505 am 02/28
1 se Naperville -9 f 0506 am 02/28
1 E Warrenville -9 f 0512 am 02/28
1 ESE Roselle -8 f 0515 am 02/28
1 NW Elmhurst -8 f 0620 am 02/28
2 NW Bolingbrook -8 f 0507 am 02/28
1 W Winfield -8 f 0555 am 02/28
2 S Burr Ridge -7 f 0524 am 02/28
2 S Carol Stream -7 f 0645 am 02/28
1 E Itasca -6 f 0524 am 02/28
1 WNW Wheaton -6 f 0545 am 02/28
2 W Lisle -6 f 0504 am 02/28
Wheaton -6 f 0515 am 02/28
Glen Ellyn -6 f 0546 am 02/28
2 NNW Woodridge -6 f 0503 am 02/28

... Grundy County...
Morris Airport - AWOS -12 f 0555 am 02/28
Morris -11 f 0550 am 02/28
1 W Carbon Hill -9 f 0504 am 02/28
1 WSW Morris -7 f 0550 am 02/28
3 N Carbon Hill -7 f 0615 am 02/28
Coal City -11 f 0600 am 02/28

... Iroquois County...
1 N Papineau -8 f 0515 am 02/28

... Kane County...
Aurora Municipal Airport aso -18 f 0552 am 02/28
5 WNW Saint Charles -13 f 0634 am 02/28
1 ESE Huntley -13 f 0606 am 02/28
2 S Gilberts -10 f 0606 am 02/28
Batavia -9 f 0600 am 02/28
2 NE Aurora -9 f 0509 am 02/28
Elgin - coop -10 f 0700 am 02/28
Elburn -9 f 0505 am 02/28
2 NW North Aurora -9 f 0552 am 02/28
2 S Sleepy Hollow -8 f 0600 am 02/28
3 WSW Geneva -8 f 0505 am 02/28
Hampshire -8 f 0518 am 02/28
2 W Geneva -8 f 0510 am 02/28
2 NW Montgomery -8 f 0635 am 02/28
2 W Elgin -7 f 0614 am 02/28
5 NE Elburn -7 f 0628 am 02/28
2 WSW Geneva -7 f 0509 am 02/28
1 NNW Geneva -6 f 0520 am 02/28
Aurora wtr plnt - coop -6 f 0700 am 02/28
1 W Batavia -6 f 0602 am 02/28
Elburn -6 f 0656 am 02/28
1 WNW Geneva -6 f 0522 am 02/28

... Kankakee County...
Grant Park -8 f 0626 am 02/28
Greater Kankakee Airport -7 f 0555 am 02/28

... Kendall County...
1 WSW Oswego -7 f 0514 am 02/28
1 WSW Oswego -7 f 0510 am 02/28
3 SSE Oswego -6 f 0509 am 02/28

... La Salle County...
2 WSW Sheridan -13 f 0515 am 02/28
1 WSW Marseilles -9 f 0549 am 02/28
1 se La Salle -9 f 0510 am 02/28
3 WNW Sheridan -7 f 0515 am 02/28
Marseilles lock and dam -13 f 0600 am 02/28
Peru Airport -7 f 0515 am 02/28
1 SSW Ottawa -7 f 0600 am 02/28
1 W Marseilles -6 f 0530 am 02/28

... Lake County...
1 NE Lake Barrington -16 f 0713 am 02/28
Old Mill Creek -15 f 0544 am 02/28
1 NW Deer Park -15 f 0515 am 02/28
Green Oaks -12 f 0529 am 02/28
1 SSW Libertyville -11 f 0517 am 02/28
1 W Buffalo Grove -11 f 0509 am 02/28
4 WSW Mundelein - coop -12 f 0700 am 02/28
1 N Lake Zurich -10 f 0547 am 02/28
1 NNW Vernon Hills -10 f 0608 am 02/28
2 NNE Buffalo Grove -9 f 0625 am 02/28
Waukegan Regional Airport -9 f 0555 am 02/28
1 NW Barrington -9 f 0555 am 02/28
Libertyville -8 f 0640 am 02/28
1 NW Mundelein -7 f 0625 am 02/28
1 E Gurnee -7 f 0524 am 02/28
1 W Hawthorn Woods -6 f 0505 am 02/28

... Lee County...
2 WNW Dixon -16 f 0641 am 02/28
2 ESE Dixon Airport -15 f 0618 am 02/28
2 ESE Dixon -12 f 0610 am 02/28
2 WNW Dixon -9 f 0504 am 02/28
2 SSE Steward -9 f 0640 am 02/28

... Livingston County...
Pontiac - Airport -7 f 0555 am 02/28
Pontiac - coop -6 f

... McHenry County...
1 WSW Hebron -17 f 0610 am 02/28
1 ESE Union -16 f 0624 am 02/28
Island Lake -15 f 0534 am 02/28
3 NNW Union -14 f 0642 am 02/28
2 SW Lake In The Hills -11 f 0640 am 02/28
Cary -11 f 0625 am 02/28
1 ENE Algonquin -10 f 0630 am 02/28
2 E Huntley -10 f 0639 am 02/28
2 E Huntley -10 f 0607 am 02/28
Harvard -10 f 0505 am 02/28
1 SSW Harvard -9 f 0605 am 02/28
2 SW Bull Valley -9 f 0605 am 02/28
2 W Huntley -8 f 0613 am 02/28
1 W Algonquin -8 f 0540 am 02/28
1 ENE Spring Grove -8 f 0638 am 02/28
1 SSE Woodstock -8 f 0600 am 02/28
1 ESE Lakewood -7 f 0510 am 02/28
1 ESE Crystal Lake -7 f 0530 am 02/28
McHenry -6 f 0504 am 02/28
2 WSW Spring Grove -6 f 0633 am 02/28

... Ogle County...
Rochelle Airport AWOS -20 f 0555 am 02/28
Rochelle - coop -17 f 0600 am 02/28
3 WSW Rochelle -9 f 0515 am 02/28

... Will County...
3 NNE Wilmington -14 f 0505 am 02/28
Joliet Park District Airport -14 f 0615 am 02/28
3 NW Shorewood -11 f 0611 am 02/28
3 N Manhattan -10 f 0517 am 02/28
1 W New Lenox -9 f 0504 am 02/28
1 WSW Crystal lawns -8 f 0505 am 02/28
2 ESE Lockport -8 f 0525 am 02/28
1 ESE Crete -7 f 0505 am 02/28
1 W Lemont -7 f 0600 am 02/28
Lewis Airport, Romeoville -7 f 0535 am 02/28
3 N Manhattan -7 f 0541 am 02/28
4 SW Plainfield -7 f 0505 am 02/28
3 N Plainfield -7 f 0503 am 02/28
1 N Shorewood -6 f 0505 am 02/28
Peotone -6 f 0611 am 02/28

... Winnebago County...
3 E Durand -15 f 0640 am 02/28
Chicago/Rockford internation -15 f 0554 am 02/28
2 E new Millford -12 f 0625 am 02/28
1 se Winnebago -11 f 0542 am 02/28
2 WSW Loves Park -10 f 0620 am 02/28
Cherry Valley -10 f 0615 am 02/28
1 S Roscoe -9 f 0529 am 02/28
2 ENE Rockford -8 f 0600 am 02/28

... Indiana...

... Lake County...
2 se Hobart -12 f 0505 am 02/28
1 WNW Griffith -11 f 0624 am 02/28
Dyer -8 f 0505 am 02/28
Gary Chicago intrntl Airport -8 f 0545 am 02/28
1 WNW New Chicago -8 f 0515 am 02/28
2 ENE Gary -7 f 0600 am 02/28
Griffith -7 f 0638 am 02/28
3 W Hebron -6 f 0620 am 02/28
Schererville -6 f 0504 am 02/28
Highland -6 f 0640 am 02/28

... Porter County...
4 E lakes of the four -13 f 0504 am 02/28
Wanatah -12 f 0700 am 02/28
3 SSW Chesterton -10 f 0605 am 02/28
Porter County Municipal airp -10 f 0556 am 02/28
Porter -8 f 0517 am 02/28
Hebron -8 f 0504 am 02/28
2 SW Valparaiso -8 f 0503 am 02/28
2 WNW South Haven -6 f 0620 am 02/28

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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