Weather Alerts for Cook County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected:
Boone - Cook - De Kalb - DuPage - Ford - Grundy - Iroquois - Kane - Kankakee - Kendall - La Salle - Lake - Lee - Livingston - McHenry - Ogle - Will - Winnebago
Effective: Fri, 10/19 10:13am Updated: Sat, 10/20 8:10am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 10/20 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

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.