Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1113 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ023-INZ001-002-010-011-240515-
KANKAKEE IL-NEWTON IN-JASPER IN-LAKE IN-PORTER IN-
1113 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR EASTERN KANKAKEE...JASPER...
PORTER...SOUTHERN LAKE AND NEWTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1215 AM CDT...

AT 1111 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF
BEVERLY SHORES TO NEAR WHEELER TO NEAR MOMENCE...AND MOVING EAST AT
30 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PORTAGE...             MERRILLVILLE...        VALPARAISO...
HOBART...              KANKAKEE...            CROWN POINT...
BOURBONNAIS...         BRADLEY...             CHESTERTON...
LAKE STATION...        CEDAR LAKE...          LOWELL...
RENSSELAER...          PORTER...              DE MOTTE...
HEBRON...              MOMENCE...             BURNS HARBOR...
MOROCCO...             BEAVER CITY...

THIS INCLUDES...  INDIANA DUNES STATE PARK... LAKE COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS...PORTER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...AND US 41 DRAGWAY.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4082 8726 4095 8753 4101 8753 4101 8764
      4114 8791 4130 8762 4130 8753 4135 8753
      4149 8726 4163 8721 4165 8710 4171 8693
      4101 8693
TIME...MOT...LOC 0411Z 291DEG 28KT 4173 8709 4147 8718 4116 8775

$$

BEACHLER


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