Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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

ILZ014-240045-
COOK IL-
700 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY UNTIL 745
PM CDT...

AT 659 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER CHICAGO...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH AND VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE LIKELY
WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHICAGO...             CICERO...              EVANSTON...
SKOKIE...              DES PLAINES...         OAK LAWN...
BERWYN...              MOUNT PROSPECT...      OAK PARK...
GLENVIEW...            PARK RIDGE...          NORTHBROOK...
WILMETTE...            MAYWOOD...             BLUE ISLAND...
MORTON GROVE...        ALSIP...               FOREST PARK...
WINNETKA...            CHATHAM...

THE FESTIVAL AT BELMONT AND ELSTON...U.S. CELLULAR FIELD...FESTIVAL
ON SHEFFIELD...RIVER NORTH FESTIVAL...AND WICKER PARK FESTIVAL ARE
INCLUDED IN THIS STATEMENT.

THIS INCLUDES...  LINCOLN PARK ZOO...LOYOLA UNIVERSITY...OAKTON
COMMUNITY COLLEGE...TRITON COLLEGE...UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO...HAWTHORNE
PARK...NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY...
SOLDIER FIELD...UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CHICAGO...US CELLULAR FIELD...IL
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY...WRIGLEY FIELD...THE LOOP...MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
AND INDUSTRY...MUSEUM CAMPUS...AND NORTHERLY ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4208 8768 4190 8761 4190 8760 4188 8762
      4187 8761 4183 8760 4176 8756 4174 8753
      4165 8753 4164 8776 4210 8790 4213 8774
TIME...MOT...LOC 2359Z 338DEG 21KT 4184 8768

$$

RC


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