493  
WWUS73 KLOT 222246 CCA  
NPWLOT  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
446 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
..STRONG WINDS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING
 
 
ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-  
230515-  
/O.COR.KLOT.HW.A.0001.190224T0900Z-190225T0300Z/  
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DEKALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-  
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-  
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROCKFORD, BELVIDERE, WOODSTOCK, WAUKEGAN,  
OREGON, DIXON, DEKALB, AURORA, ELGIN, WHEATON, CHICAGO, OTTAWA,  
OSWEGO, MORRIS, JOLIET, KANKAKEE, PONTIAC, WATSEKA, PAXTON, GARY,  
VALPARAISO, MOROCCO, RENSSELAER, AND FOWLER  
446 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019 /546 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019/  
 
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND  
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY  
EVENING.  
 
* TIMING...VERY STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND  
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD  
FRONT.  
 
* WINDS...SUSTAINED WEST WINDS NEAR 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60  
MPH.  
 
* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES  
ON NORTH TO SOUTH ROADS. UNSECURED OBJECTS OUTDOORS BLOWN  
AROUND. TREE LIMB DAMAGE AND SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS  
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF  
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST  
FORECASTS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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