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Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:47 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM CDT /7 PM EDT/ this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT /7 PM EDT/ this
evening.

* Timing... late this morning through early evening.

* Winds... northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Impacts... driving may become difficult, especially in high
profile vehicles. In addition, unsecured outdoor items will be
blown around.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph and/or wind
gusts of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.



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Special Statement
Issued: 4:41 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong northwest winds today...

A strong cold front will move across northern Illinois and
Northwest Indiana late this morning into early this afternoon.
Northwest winds will quickly increase to 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 40 mph behind this cold front. Isolated higher wind gusts are
possible, especially near Lake Michigan.

These strong winds may cause driving difficulties, especially for
light weight and high profile vehicles. Motorists should use extra
caution and be prepared for the strong winds. In addition,
lightweight outdoor objects may be blown around.


341 am CDT Sat Oct 20 2018 /441 am EDT Sat Oct 20 2018/

... Strong northwest winds today...

A strong cold front will move across northern Illinois and
Northwest Indiana late this morning into early this afternoon.
Northwest winds will quickly increase to 25 to 35 mph with gusts
to 40 mph behind this cold front. Isolated higher wind gusts are
possible, especially near Lake Michigan.

These strong winds may cause driving difficulties, especially for
light weight and high profile vehicles. Motorists should use extra
caution and be prepared for the strong winds. In addition,
lightweight outdoor objects may be blown around.



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