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Lockport Police Department
Thursday January 31st, 2019 :: 03:20 a.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 03:00AM Friday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills of -25 to -45 below zero this morning. Snow for late afternoon through early overnight with accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected.

* WHERE...In Indiana, Newton and Jasper Counties. In Illinois, Kane and Will Counties.

* WHEN...For the Wind Chill Warning, until noon CST today. For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 5 PM this afternoon to 3 AM CST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Plan on slippery road conditions from late afternoon through early overnight. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KANE ... NEWTON ... WILL ... JASPER

Instructions:

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by going to www.gettingaroundillinois.com in Illinois or by calling 1 8 0 0 2 6 1 7 6 2 3 in Indiana.

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Address/Location
Lockport Police Department
1212 South Farrell Road
Lockport, IL 60441

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-838-2132

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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