Tornado Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
845 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 844 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER THIRD LAKE...OR OVER GAGES LAKE...MOVING
  EAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  GURNEE AROUND 850 PM CDT.
  WAUKEGAN...NORTH CHICAGO...BEACH PARK AND PARK CITY AROUND 855 PM
  CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
HAINESVILLE...ROUND LAKE BEACH AND OLD MILL CREEK.

THIS INCLUDES... COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY AND SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 12.
 I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 12.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT TAKE SHELTER UNDER HIGHWAY OVERPASSES. IF YOU
CANNOT SAFELY DRIVE AWAY FROM THE TORNADO...AS A LAST RESORT...EITHER
PARK YOUR VEHICLE AND STAY PUT...OR ABANDON YOUR VEHICLE AND LIE DOWN
IN A LOW LYING AREA AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...GET AWAY FROM THE WATER AND MOVE TO
SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE
LARGE CAPSIZING WAVES...EVEN ON SMALL BODIES OF WATER. MOVE INTO
DOCK AND SEEK SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A
THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 4236 8781 4236 8782 4233 8783 4233 8782
      4232 8782 4233 8806 4239 8807 4242 8781
TIME...MOT...LOC 0144Z 267DEG 32KT 4236 8800

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...1.00IN

$$

FRIEDLEIN


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