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Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:08 AM CST on February 01, 2015

Expires 3:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 2 PM CST this
afternoon...
... Blizzard Warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
midnight CST tonight...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Blizzard
Warning... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to midnight
CST tonight. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 2 PM
CST.

* Timing... snow... heavy at times... will continue until early
evening. Blizzard conditions will develop late this afternoon
and continue this evening... especially near the lake and in
more open areas.

* Winds/visibility... northeast winds will increase to 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph this afternoon... with even stronger winds
near the lake. The combination of falling and blowing snow will
frequently reduce visibilities to near zero in white out
conditions late this afternoon and evening.

* Snow accumulations... 10 to 15 inches... with isolated totals up
to 18 inches possible.

* Main impact... snow covered roads will make travel difficult. By
afternoon... the combination of the snow and very strong winds
will make travel extraordinarily dangerous.

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.

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.






Lakeshore Flood Advisory

Statement as of 4:11 AM CST on February 01, 2015

Expires 11:00 AM EST on February 02, 2015


... Lakeshore Flood Advisory in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
10 am CST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Lakeshore
Flood Advisory... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
10 am CST Monday.

* Lake Shore flooding... large and battering waves of 12 to 16 feet
will result in Lakeshore minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds will
generate flooding of low areas along the Lakeshore.

For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches
visit... www.Cpdbeaches.Com.



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Local Storm Report



02/01/2015 0600 am

1 miles SSE of Hoffman esta, Cook County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0700 am

2 miles NW of Melrose Park, Cook County.

Snow m3.8 inch, reported by cocorahs.






02/01/2015 0650 am

Berwyn, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0625 am

Tinley Park, Cook County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0645 am

Schaumburg, Cook County.

Snow m4.5 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0500 am

Countryside, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Storm total so far.




02/01/2015 0600 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.






02/01/2015 0610 am

Elk Grove Village, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0600 am

Ohare Airport, Cook County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by official NWS obs.






02/01/2015 0511 am

Worth, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by law enforcement.


            Snow so far.





02/01/2015 0430 am

1 miles S of Rogers Park, Cook County.

Snow m4.0 inch, reported by public.






02/01/2015 0420 am

Lemont, Cook County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






02/01/2015 0300 am

2 miles NNE of midway airpo, Cook County.

Snow m3.2 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total so far. 0.7 inches in the past hour.





02/01/2015 0200 am

2 miles NNE of midway airpo, Cook County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.






02/01/2015 0149 am

Mount Prospect, Cook County.

Snow m2.1 inch, reported by trained spotter.






02/01/2015 0100 am

NNE Midway Airport, Cook County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.






02/01/2015 1200 am

3 miles SW of midway airpor, Cook County.

Snow m1.2 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            0.17




01/31/2015 1154 PM

Ohare Airport, Cook County.

Snow m1.3 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            1.3 inches in the past 6 hours.





01/31/2015 1100 PM

4 miles se of Berwyn, Cook County.

Snow m1.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arizona - Dense Fog Advisory
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning
Delaware - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Iowa - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Michigan - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Mexico - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
North Carolina - Wind Advisory
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory
Oregon - Freezing Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Rhode Island - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Blizzard Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Public Information Statement