Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
822 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

ILZ003>005-011-012-300200-
BOONE IL-DE KALB IL-KANE IL-MCHENRY IL-WINNEBAGO IL-
822 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 817 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM WINNEBAGO TO ROCKFORD TO
GENOA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

ROCKFORD AIRPORT REPORTED GUSTS TO 45 MPH WITH THIS AREA OF STORMS.
WINDS TO 50 MPH...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...BRIEF HEAVY
DOWNPOURS...ARE POSSIBLE.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  CHERRY VALLEY...      ROCKFORD...           BELVIDERE...
  LOVES PARK...         MACHESNEY PARK...     ROSCOE...
  POPLAR GROVE...       CAPRON...             HARVARD...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...ROCK CUT STATE PARK...ROCK VALLEY
COLLEGE...ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS BASEBALL...ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY...

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 THIS STORM
HAS PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4250 8885 4250 8857 4249 8838 4206 8862
      4226 8927 4250 8911
TIME...MOT...LOC 0120Z 213DEG 22KT 4222 8892

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