Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
417 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

ILZ019-252145-
LA SALLE IL-
417 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 417 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MENDOTA TO LA SALLE
TO OGLESBY...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WINDS TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  LA SALLE...           MENDOTA...            PERU...
  OGLESBY...            UTICA...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE...MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK...STARVED
ROCK STATE PARK...TRI-COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...

I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 73 AND 85.
I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 73.


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 THESE
STORMS HAVE PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 8896 4139 8892 4122 8899 4123 8917
      4156 8917
TIME...MOT...LOC 2118Z 269DEG 25KT 4155 8909 4138 8905
          4125 8913

$$

RC








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