872  
WWUS83 KLOT 181620  
SPSLOT  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
1020 AM CST SAT JAN 18 2020  
 
ILZ005-006-012>014-020-022-INZ001-002-182300-  
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CRYSTAL LAKE, ALGONQUIN,  
LAKE IN THE HILLS, MCHENRY, WOODSTOCK, CARY, WAUKEGAN,  
BUFFALO GROVE, NORTH CHICAGO, HIGHLAND PARK, MUNDELEIN, GURNEE,  
ROUND LAKE BEACH, AURORA, ELGIN, NAPERVILLE, WHEATON,  
DOWNERS GROVE, ELMHURST, LOMBARD, CAROL STREAM, ADDISON, CHICAGO,  
HUMBOLDT PARK, HYDE PARK, LAKEVIEW, LINCOLN PARK, LOGAN SQUARE,  
NAVY PIER, OSWEGO, BOULDER HILL, YORKVILLE, PLANO, JOLIET,  
BOLINGBROOK, GARY, HAMMOND, EAST CHICAGO, MERRILLVILLE, PORTAGE,  
VALPARAISO, AND CHESTERTON  
1020 AM CST SAT JAN 18 2020  
 
...STRONG WINDS AND RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES IN AND AROUND THE  
CHICAGO METRO THIS AFTERNOON...  
 
A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON. A BRIEF ONE TO TWO HOUR PERIOD OF WESTERLY WIND GUSTS  
OF 45 TO 50 MPH IS LIKELY BEHIND THE FRONT. THE STRONGEST WINDS  
WILL LIKELY OCCUR SOMETIME BETWEEN 2 AND 5 PM. AFTER THE INITIAL  
WIND SURGE BEHIND THE FRONT, WINDS WILL FREQUENTLY GUST TO 40 MPH  
THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
THE COLD FRONT WILL ALSO USHER IN MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS BY THIS  
EVENING. TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 30S AROUND NOON WILL FALL INTO  
THE MID TO UPPER TEENS ACROSS THE CHICAGO METRO BY EARLY EVENING.  
ANY SLUSH AND WATER ON DRIVING OR WALKING SURFACES WILL QUICKLY  
FREEZE, POTENTIALLY CREATING SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 
ILZ003-004-008-010-011-019-021-023-032-033-039-INZ010-011-019-  
182300-  
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-LA SALLE-GRUNDY-KANKAKEE-  
LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROCKFORD, BELVIDERE, ROCHELLE, OREGON,  
MOUNT MORRIS, BYRON, POLO, DIXON, DEKALB, SYCAMORE, OTTAWA,  
STREATOR, PERU, LA SALLE, MENDOTA, MARSEILLES, MORRIS, COAL CITY,  
MINOOKA, KANKAKEE, BOURBONNAIS, BRADLEY, PONTIAC, DWIGHT,  
FAIRBURY, WATSEKA, GILMAN, ONARGA, PAXTON, GIBSON CITY, ROSELAWN,  
KENTLAND, MOROCCO, GOODLAND, BROOK, RENSSELAER, DEMOTTE, FOWLER,  
OTTERBEIN, OXFORD, AND BOSWELL  
1020 AM CST SAT JAN 18 2020 /1120 AM EST SAT JAN 18 2020/  
   
..STRONG WINDS AND RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON. A BRIEF ONE TO TWO HOUR PERIOD OF WESTERLY WIND GUSTS  
OF 45 TO 50 MPH IS LIKELY BEHIND THE FRONT. THE STRONGEST WINDS  
WILL LIKELY OCCUR SOMETIME BETWEEN 1 AND 4 PM. AFTER THE INITIAL  
WIND SURGE BEHIND THE FRONT, WINDS WILL FREQUENTLY GUST TO 40 MPH  
THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
THE COLD FRONT WILL ALSO USHER IN MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS BY THIS  
EVENING. TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 30S AROUND NOON WILL FALL INTO  
THE TEENS BY EARLY EVENING. ANY SLUSH AND WATER ON DRIVING OR  
WALKING SURFACES WILL QUICKLY FREEZE, POTENTIALLY CREATING  
SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 
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