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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
938 AM CDT FRI JUN 26 2015

ILZ019-032-033-039-INZ010-011-019-261600-
LA SALLE IL-IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-LIVINGSTON IL-JASPER IN-BENTON IN-
NEWTON IN-
938 AM CDT FRI JUN 26 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 935 AM CDT /1035 AM EDT/...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM EAST PEORIA TO NEAR
ROSSVILLE...AND MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING ARE
LIKELY WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS ALONG THE LINE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
STREATOR...            PONTIAC...             WATSEKA...
PAXTON...              DWIGHT...              FAIRBURY...
GIBSON CITY...         FOWLER...              KENTLAND...
OTTERBEIN...           PIPER CITY...          STOCKLAND...
PERCY JUNCTION...      PERKINS...             CLAYTONVILLE...
ATKINSON...            FORESMAN...            WADENA...
FREELAND PARK...       TEMPLETON...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 NEAR MILE MARKER 41.
 I-55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 188 AND 217.
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 258 AND 301.
 INDIANA I-65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 200 AND 208.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4062 8846 4062 8858 4076 8858 4075 8893
      4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4113 8916 4110 8894 4111 8826 4099 8824
      4101 8753 4091 8753 4084 8703 4084 8710
      4048 8709 4049 8793 4040 8793 4040 8846
TIME...MOT...LOC 1435Z 200DEG 16KT 4065 8956 4036 8758

$$

RC



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