Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1026 PM CDT WED JUL 19 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 1026 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 24 NM EAST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 15 NM EAST OF
  MONTROSE HARBOR TO 22 NM WEST OF MICHIGAN CITY...MOVING EAST AT 35
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS. WINDS MAY PRECEDE THE
           ARRIVAL OF PRECIPITATION BY SEVERAL MINUTES.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4165 8743 4168 8743 4167 8747
      4170 8751 4187 8762 4189 8760 4190 8762
      4247 8760 4246 8702 4213 8696 4179 8697
      4172 8692 4165 8712 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 0326Z 281DEG 34KT 4240 8727 4197 8730 4166 8738

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

BMD



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