Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
600 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILZ019-242345-
LA SALLE IL-
600 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR CENTRAL LA SALLE COUNTY UNTIL 645 PM
CDT...

AT 600 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
GRAND RIDGE...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF STREATOR...MOVING EAST AT 30
MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OTTAWA...              STREATOR...            MARSEILLES...
OGLESBY...             SENECA...              TONICA...
GRAND RIDGE...         LOSTANT...             RANSOM...
CEDAR POINT...         KANGLEY...             LEONORE...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 53.
 I-80 NEAR MILE MARKER 102.

THIS INCLUDES...  ILLINI STATE PARK AND MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 4138 8860 4111 8859 4111 8893 4106 8893
      4105 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916 4127 8916
TIME...MOT...LOC 2300Z 266DEG 27KT 4121 8891

$$

RC



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