Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1039 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ014-022-023-INZ001-002-240430-
COOK IL-WILL IL-KANKAKEE IL-LAKE IN-PORTER IN-
1039 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHERN WILL...SOUTHEASTERN COOK...
NORTHEASTERN KANKAKEE...NORTHWESTERN PORTER AND LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL
1130 PM CDT...

AT 1038 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WHITING TO GLENWOOD TO
6 MILES SOUTH OF MANHATTAN...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHICAGO...             HAMMOND...             GARY...
CALUMET CITY...        PORTAGE...             MERRILLVILLE...
VALPARAISO...          CHICAGO HEIGHTS...     EAST CHICAGO...
SCHERERVILLE...        HOBART...              LANSING...
CROWN POINT...         HIGHLAND...            MUNSTER...
DOLTON...              PARK FOREST...         MATTESON...
BOURBONNAIS...         FRANKFORT...

THIS INCLUDES...  ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY...INDIANA DUNES STATE
PARK...LAKE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...SOUTH SHORE RAIL CATS
BASEBALL...AND WILL COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4147 8709 4111 8768 4130 8812 4158 8767
      4176 8756 4175 8753 4171 8753 4167 8747
      4168 8743 4167 8742 4165 8744 4164 8743
      4162 8729 4163 8716 4165 8715 4165 8710
      4170 8696
TIME...MOT...LOC 0338Z 289DEG 31KT 4174 8748 4156 8759 4133 8797

$$

BEACHLER



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