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
242 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  EAST CENTRAL WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  NORTHERN NEWTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...
  SOUTHERN PORTER COUNTY IN NORTHWEST INDIANA...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 238 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM CRETE TO MANTENO...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST PORTION OF THE STORM WAS BETWEEN BEECHER AND GRANT PARK
  WHERE 70 MPH WINDS ARE VERY LIKELY. A TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED
  MEASURED 56 MPH WINDS NEAR PEOTONE WHEN THE STORM WAS SLIGHTLY
  WEAKER.

  HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO
           MOBILE HOMES...ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  CEDAR LAKE AROUND 250 PM CDT.
  CROWN POINT AND LOWELL AROUND 255 PM CDT.
  LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS AROUND 305 PM CDT.
  BOONE GROVE AND FOREST CITY AROUND 310 PM CDT.
  DE MOTTE AROUND 315 PM CDT.
  MALDEN AND KOUTS AROUND 320 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE SCHNEIDER AND WHEATFIELD.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
LAKE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4116 8786 4147 8763 4142 8693 4114 8693
TIME...MOT...LOC 1941Z 278DEG 38KT 4142 8755 4119 8774

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...70MPH

$$

RC/MDB








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