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
844 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN OGLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN LEE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 844 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR KIRKLAND TO 5 MILES WEST OF WEST
  BROOKLYN...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SYCAMORE...ROCHELLE...GENOA...SHABBONA...DE KALB...DEKALB...CORTLAND...
  KIRKLAND...WATERMAN...MAPLE PARK...MALTA...KINGSTON...PAW PAW...CRESTON...
  LEE...COMPTON AND STEWARD.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 78 AND 102.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 77 AND 100.

THIS INCLUDES...  NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4215 8859 4189 8860 4163 8872 4163 8916
      4161 8917 4162 8917 4215 8895
TIME...MOT...LOC 0144Z 271DEG 30KT 4211 8893 4167 8918

HAIL...0.88IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

RC


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