Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
745 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

ILZ008-010>012-019>021-171330-
OGLE IL-LEE IL-LA SALLE IL-KANE IL-GRUNDY IL-KENDALL IL-DE KALB IL-
745 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR LA SALLE...SOUTHEASTERN OGLE...
WESTERN KENDALL...DE KALB...EASTERN LEE...NORTHWESTERN GRUNDY AND
KANE COUNTIES UNTIL 830 AM CDT...

AT 745 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
ROCKFORD AIRPORT TO 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF PAW PAW TO NEAR BUREAU
JUNCTION...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH BRIEF TORRENTIAL RAINFALL.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
AURORA...              ELGIN...               CARPENTERSVILLE...
ST. CHARLES...         OSWEGO...              BATAVIA...
GENEVA...              OTTAWA...              SYCAMORE...
YORKVILLE...           STREATOR...            LITTLE ROCK...
PLANO...               PERU...                ROCHELLE...
SANDWICH...            MENDOTA...             GENOA...
MARSEILLES...          OGLESBY...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 114.
 I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 74 AND 107.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 71 AND 116.
 I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 23 AND 33.

THIS INCLUDES...  NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...SANDWICH FAIRGROUNDS...
BUFFALO ROCK STATE PARK...ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE...IL MATH AND SCIENCE
ACADEMY...ILLINI STATE PARK...ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE...
MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK...STARVED ROCK STATE PARK...TRI-COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS...AND WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 8903 4212 8824 4159 8840 4111 8863
      4111 8870 4124 8916 4158 8917 4159 8930
TIME...MOT...LOC 1245Z 285DEG 42KT 4215 8899 4175 8913 4132 8939

$$

DONOFRIO


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