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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
645 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

ILZ019-150030-
La Salle IL-
645 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LA SALLE COUNTY UNTIL 730 PM
CDT...

At 644 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 6 miles northwest of Mendota to Granville.
Movement was east at 60 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms along
with a period of very heavy rainfall.

Locations impacted include...
Ottawa, Peru, Mendota, Marseilles, Oglesby, Seneca, Serena, La Salle,
Sheridan, Utica, Somonauk, Earlville, North Utica, Leland, Tonica,
Grand Ridge, Naplate, Millington, Cedar Point and Troy Grove.


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.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 AM CDT for north central
and northeastern Illinois.

LAT...LON 4163 8917 4163 8860 4124 8859 4122 8916
TIME...MOT...LOC 2344Z 254DEG 54KT 4164 8917 4129 8925

$$

MTF


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