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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
402 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
250300-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
402 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...STRONG WINDS ON MEMORIAL DAY...

SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY INCREASE ACROSS NORTHERN
ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA AFTER DAYBREAK ON MEMORIAL DAY.
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH ARE FORECAST WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO
45 MPH. THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR 50 MPH OR EVEN HIGHER
GUSTS BETWEEN 9 AM AND 2 PM. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE DURING
THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

THOSE WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED ON MEMORIAL DAY SHOULD
PLAN FOR THESE STRONG WINDS.

$$

MTF


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