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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
726 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

ILZ023-032-033-039-INZ010-011-019-260130-
KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...WATSEKA...PAXTON...
MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
726 PM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING...

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING FROM
LIVINGSTON COUNTY ILLINOIS WESTWARD THROUGH EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
AND INTO THE INTERSTATE 65 CORRIDOR OF NEWTON AND JASPER COUNTIES
OF INDIANA. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. A FEW STRONGER STORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
COMING HOURS...SOME WHICH MAY PRODUCE WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40
MPH AND HAIL UP TO HALF INCH SIZE.

THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF FUNNEL CLOUDS THIS EVENING...MOSTLY IN
NORTHWEST INDIANA. THE ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
ADDITIONAL FUNNEL CLOUD DEVELOPMENT IN THE COMING HOUR OR SO. PLEASE
FORWARD REPORTS OF FUNNEL SIGHTINGS TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY FOR RELAY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. IF THREATENING
WEATHER APPROACHES...MOVE INDOORS TO A PLACE OF SAFETY. THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE
SITUATION.

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KMD


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