Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
953 PM CDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHWESTERN KENDALL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN LA SALLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN LEE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHEASTERN OGLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 949 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES EAST OF STILLMAN VALLEY TO HILLCREST TO
  ASHTON TO AMBOY...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SHABBONA...GENOA...DE KALB...SYCAMORE...LITTLE ROCK...SANDWICH...
  SLEEPY HOLLOW...PLANO...ELGIN...GENEVA...ST. CHARLES...KIRKLAND...
  MALTA...KINGSTON...PAW PAW...CORTLAND...WATERMAN...HAMPSHIRE...
  EARLVILLE AND MAPLE PARK.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE...IL MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY...NORTHERN
ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...SANDWICH FAIRGROUNDS...WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH ONE IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE
TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT
OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

&&

LAT...LON 4194 8900 4215 8897 4215 8828 4191 8830
      4171 8839 4149 8869 4172 8929
TIME...MOT...LOC 0252Z 289DEG 39KT 4210 8903 4199 8906
          4184 8918 4177 8934

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

BMD








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