Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
348 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ003>005-232115-
BOONE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-MCHENRY IL-
348 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHEASTERN WINNEBAGO...BOONE AND
NORTHWESTERN MCHENRY COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM CDT...

AT 348 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WALWORTH TO NEAR
CHERRY VALLEY...AND MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKFORD...            BELVIDERE...           LOVES PARK...
MACHESNEY PARK...      HARVARD...             POPLAR GROVE...
CHERRY VALLEY...       SHARON...              CAPRON...
HEBRON...              TIMBERLANE...          CALEDONIA...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 119 AND 123.
 I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 70.

THIS INCLUDES...  BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND ROCKFORD AVIATORS
BASEBALL.

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.

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
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4249 8839 4221 8871 4220 8902 4250 8893
TIME...MOT...LOC 2048Z 257DEG 11KT 4249 8860 4220 8896

$$

RC



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