Severe Weather Alerts - Chicago, IL

  • Gale Warning

    Gale Warning in effect from Friday, 3:00 PM CST until Saturday, 6:00 AM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM FRIDAY TO 6 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT.

* SIGNIFICANT WAVES...TO 9 FT.

* OCCASIONAL WAVES...TO 11 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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