Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

ILZ003-008-011-261445-
DE KALB IL-OGLE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
906 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO WINNEBAGO AND OGLE COUNTIES...

AT 905 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LAKE SUMMERSET TO
DURAND TO PECATONICA TO 10 MILES SOUTH OF MOUNT MORRIS...MOVING EAST
AT 25 MPH.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WINDS TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE
STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  MOUNT MORRIS...       LAKE SUMMERSET...     PECATONICA...
  DURAND...             WINNEBAGO...          OREGON...
  BYRON...              STILLMAN VALLEY...    ROCKFORD...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CASTLE ROCK STATE PARK...LOWDEN STATE PARK...OGLE COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS...ROCK CUT STATE PARK...ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE...ROCKFORD
RIVERHAWKS BASEBALL...

I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 76.
I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 75 AND 82.
I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 97 AND 123.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL BRANCHES TO BE BLOWN DOWN...AND LOOSE
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS
TREES. HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO STANDING WATER ON ROADWAYS AND
POOR VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THESE
STORMS HAVE PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4250 8894 4215 8894 4215 8893 4190 8895
      4189 8930 4189 8936 4190 8936 4190 8940
      4189 8942 4190 8942 4191 8945 4190 8953
      4220 8954 4221 8940 4249 8941
TIME...MOT...LOC 1405Z 272DEG 23KT 4251 8941 4238 8935
          4227 8933 4189 8948

$$

RC







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