Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
704 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ003-004-240030-
BOONE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
704 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WINNEBAGO AND NORTHWESTERN BOONE
COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

AT 703 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR DURAND TO 5
MILES SOUTH OF FREEPORT...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKFORD...            BELVIDERE...           LOVES PARK...
MACHESNEY PARK...      SOUTH BELOIT...        ROCKTON...
ROCKFORD AIRPORT...    ROSCOE...              POPLAR GROVE...
CHERRY VALLEY...       WINNEBAGO...           PECATONICA...
DURAND...              CAPRON...              TIMBERLANE...
CALEDONIA...           LAKE SUMMERSET...      DAVIS JUNCTION...
NEW MILLFORD...

THIS INCLUDES...  BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...ROCK CUT STATE
PARK...ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE...ROCKFORD AVIATORS BASEBALL...ROCKFORD
SPEEDWAY...AND WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
WINNEBAGO AND BOONE COUNTIES UNTIL 11 PM CDT.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4249 8871 4245 8871 4215 8892 4215 8917
      4221 8917 4220 8940 4246 8940 4250 8935
TIME...MOT...LOC 0003Z 272DEG 31KT 4250 8929 4217 8969

$$

RC



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