With the cold front moving east of Chicago and temperatures falling into the 20s – icy conditions could develop overnight

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL

 

ICY CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHTIN THE FOLLOWING ILLINOIS AND INDIANA

COUNTIES…WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
DUPAGE-COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON -
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK…
WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO…
OTTAWA…OSWEGO…MORRIS…JOLIET…KANKAKEE…PONTIAC…
WATSEKA…PAXTON…GARY…VALPARAISO…MOROCCO…RENSSELAER…
FOWLER

 

RAIN FROM EARLIER THIS EVENING…AND WET SNOW BEHIND A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND RAPIDLY DROPPING
TEMPERATURES THIS EVENING LEADING TO ICY CONDITIONS DEVELOPING
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.
LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES RESULTING FROM DOWNED TREE LIMBS ONTO
POWER LINES ARE POSSIBLE. ROADS…ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT ARE
UNTREATED…WILL LIKELY BE ICY. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS.

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