Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
955 PM CDT WED JUL 19 2017

ILZ014-022-023-INZ001-010-200330-
Cook IL-Will IL-Kankakee IL-Newton IN-Lake IN-
955 PM CDT WED JUL 19 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WILL...KANKAKEE...
SOUTHEASTERN COOK...NORTHWESTERN NEWTON AND LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 1030
PM CDT...

At 954 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Oak Lawn to near Frankfort to 6 miles northwest
of Herscher. Movement was southeast at 45 mph.

Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Chicago, Hammond, Gary, Calumet City, Merrillville, Chicago Heights,
East Chicago, Schererville, Hobart, Lansing, Kankakee, Crown Point,
Highland, Blue Island, Munster, Dolton, Park Forest, Matteson,
Bourbonnais and Griffith.

The Wolf Lake Pavilion, and Bensenville Town Center should seek safe
shelter!

Including the following interstates...
 I-57 between mile markers 303 and 336, and between mile markers 351
and 352, and near mile marker 358.
 I-80 near mile marker 155.
 I-94 between mile markers 63 and 74.
 I-294 between mile markers 63 and 74.
 Indiana I-80 between mile markers 1 and 13.
 Indiana I-90 between mile markers 1 and 18.
 Indiana I-65 between mile markers 239 and 261.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight CDT for
northeastern Illinois...and northwestern Indiana.

LAT...LON 4128 8728 4102 8756 4101 8823 4114 8823
      4145 8775 4181 8759 4176 8756 4175 8753
      4171 8753 4169 8750 4167 8744 4168 8743
      4167 8742 4165 8744 4164 8742 4162 8727
TIME...MOT...LOC 0254Z 297DEG 41KT 4172 8775 4145 8783 4113 8816

$$

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