Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
839 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

ILZ003-008-190230-
OGLE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
839 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHEASTERN OGLE AND SOUTHERN
WINNEBAGO COUNTIES UNTIL 930 PM CDT...

AT 838 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
GERMAN VALLEY...OR 9 MILES EAST OF FREEPORT...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL RATES WILL BE OBSERVED WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKFORD...            LOVES PARK...          MACHESNEY PARK...
ROCKFORD AIRPORT...    BYRON...               WINNEBAGO...
PECATONICA...          STILLMAN VALLEY...     DAVIS JUNCTION...
NEW MILLFORD...

THE WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIR IS INCLUDED IN THIS STATEMENT.

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 4220 8960 4220 8940 4239 8940 4236 8903
      4206 8904
TIME...MOT...LOC 0138Z 282DEG 20KT 4225 8946

$$

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