Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
823 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

ILZ033-039-261400-
IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-
823 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHWESTERN IROQUOIS AND
SOUTHEASTERN FORD COUNTIES UNTIL 900 AM CDT...

AT 822 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
PAXTON...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PAXTON...              CLAYTONVILLE...        CISSNA PARK...
BUCKLEY...             MELVIN...              LODA...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 258 AND 273.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4057 8829 4066 8780 4049 8773 4049 8794
      4040 8793 4040 8825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1322Z 256DEG 32KT 4047 8818

$$

BEACHLER


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