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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
611 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

ILZ033-039-201200-
Iroquois IL-Ford IL-
611 AM CDT MON MAR 20 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FORD AND SOUTHWESTERN IROQUOIS
COUNTIES UNTIL 700 AM CDT...

At 610 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorms
near Gibson, or near Gibson City, moving east at 45 mph.

Nickel size hail will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Paxton, Gibson City, Gibson, Melvin, Loda, Elliott and Sibley.

Including the following interstate...
 I-57 between mile markers 258 and 267.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4062 8846 4062 8841 4049 8787 4049 8794
      4040 8793 4040 8846
TIME...MOT...LOC 1110Z 291DEG 37KT 4053 8844

$$

RC



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