Severe Weather Alerts - Elgin, IL

  • Wind Chill Advisory

    Wind Chill Advisory in effect from Saturday, 12:00 AM CST until Saturday, 9:00 AM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

COOK:

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE TO
EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH THE
VERY COLD AIR TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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KANE:

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 20 BELOW ZERO.

* OTHER IMPACTS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS CAN CAUSE FROSTBITE TO
EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE WIND WILL COMBINE WITH THE
VERY COLD AIR TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

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Elgin Weather Report

Chicago: Dangerous cold to hold through weekend

February 12, 2016; 4:24 AM ET

Conditions will continue to be dangerously cold into the weekend in the Chicago area. more >

Elgin, IL Radar