Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1050 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

ILZ006-014-261615-
COOK IL-LAKE IL-
1050 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...STRONG STORMS MOVING ACROSS THE NORTHERN CHICAGO METRO AREA...

AT 1048 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR MORTON GROVE...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WINDS TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  SKOKIE...             WILMETTE HARBOR...    WILMETTE...
  MORTON GROVE...       KENILWORTH...         NILES...
  WINNETKA...           NORTHFIELD...         GLENVIEW...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY...NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...NORTHWESTERN
UNIVERSITY...OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL BRANCHES TO BE BLOWN DOWN...AND LOOSE
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS
TREES. HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO STANDING WATER ON ROADWAYS AND
POOR VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THIS STORM
HAS PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4211 8772 4208 8767 4206 8766 4203 8766
      4201 8765 4197 8764 4196 8763 4197 8791
      4215 8790 4216 8775
TIME...MOT...LOC 1550Z 278DEG 39KT 4205 8774

$$

RC







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