Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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

ILZ013-014-242330-
COOK IL-DUPAGE IL-
546 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHERN DUPAGE AND NORTHERN COOK
COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...

AT 545 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER SCHAUMBURG...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. ADDITIONAL STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED OVER NORTHERN DUPAGE COUNTY AND NEAR
OHARE AIRPORT.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHICAGO...             ARLINGTON HEIGHTS...   EVANSTON...
SCHAUMBURG...          PALATINE...            SKOKIE...
DES PLAINES...         MOUNT PROSPECT...      HOFFMAN ESTATES...
OAK PARK...            GLENVIEW...            ELMHURST...
LOMBARD...             BUFFALO GROVE...       CAROL STREAM...
WHEELING...            PARK RIDGE...          ADDISON...
NORTHBROOK...          WILMETTE...

THE FESTIVAL AT BELMONT AND ELSTON...TASTE OF RIVER NORTH...AND
FESTIVAL ON SHEFFIELD IS INCLUDED IN THIS STATEMENT!

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 26 AND 50.
 I-290 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 13.
 I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 26 AND 50.
 I-355 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 28 AND 30.

THIS INCLUDES...  LINCOLN PARK ZOO...LOYOLA UNIVERSITY...OAKTON
COMMUNITY COLLEGE...SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS BASEBALL...TRITON COLLEGE...
HARPER COLLEGE...NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...NORTHWESTERN
UNIVERSITY...AND WRIGLEY FIELD.

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 4211 8773 4208 8768 4206 8767 4203 8767
      4198 8765 4196 8763 4196 8764 4190 8762
      4189 8760 4191 8821 4213 8813 4216 8801
      4215 8776
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 262DEG 15KT 4207 8807

$$

RC



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