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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
440 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
110945-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
440 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014 /540 AM EDT WED SEP 10 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

  WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY PRODUCE:

   HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING.
   HAIL TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER.
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
   FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

  AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING:

   WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS
   WERE OVERSPREADING THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. ADDITIONAL
   STRONGER STORMS MAY FORM THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND AHEAD OF A
   COLD FRONT...WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS
   AFTERNOON GENERALLY SOUTHEAST OF ABOUT A PONTIAC ILLINOIS TO GARY
   INDIANA LINE. RAIN THEN ENDS FROM THE NORTHWEST DURING THE LATE
   AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

  DISCUSSION:

   LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DEEPEN AS IT MOVES FROM EASTERN
   IOWA THROUGH WISCONSIN AND THE GREAT LAKES TODAY AND THIS
   EVENING. MOISTURE LADEN SOUTH WINDS WILL RESULT IN WIDESPREAD
   RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING INTO
   THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE SHIFTING EAST OF THE AREA TONIGHT.
   RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1.50-2.00 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS
   THE AREA BY THE TIME RAIN ENDS...WITH SOME LOCAL AREAS
   PERHAPS PICKING UP IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WHERE SEVERAL STORMS
   TRACK REPEATEDLY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL INCREASE
   THIS AFTERNOON BOTH FROM INCREASING INSTABILITY WITH AFTERNOON
   HEATING...AND FROM INCREASING MID AND UPPER LEVEL WINDS FROM
   AN APPROACHING UPPER DISTURBANCE. SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE
   OUTLOOK AREA SOUTH OF ABOUT A PONTIAC TO GARY LINE WILL BE
   MOST AT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS AS THE COLD FRONT APPROACHES
   THIS AFTERNOON.

HIGH WAVES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT LAKE MICHIGAN
BEACHES THIS MORNING ALONG THE ILLINOIS SHORE...AND AGAIN ALONG BOTH
THE ILLINOIS AND INDIANA SHORES LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HIGH WAVES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS AT LAKE
MICHIGAN BEACHES FROM THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$

LMZ740>745-110945-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
440 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE ILLINOIS NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE INDIANA NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. HIGH WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS
WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY INTO THIS AFTERNOON. SOME
STORMS COULD PRODUCE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS IN
EXCESS OF 50 KT...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE INDIANA SHORE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

STRONG WINDS AND HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

&&

$$

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-110945-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
440 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TODAY AND THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE LAKE. A FEW STORMS MAY BE
SEVERE THIS AFTERNOON FAR SOUTH.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LAKE TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY MORNING.

&&

$$

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