Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1117 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

ILZ014-021>023-032-INZ001-261715-
COOK IL-GRUNDY IL-KANKAKEE IL-LAKE IN-LIVINGSTON IL-WILL IL-
1117 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS MOVING ACROSS THE
INTERSTATE 57 CORRIDOR INTO NORTHWEST INDIANA...

AT 1115 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM CRESTWOOD TO CRETE
TO 10 MILES SOUTH OF LAKEWOOD SHORES...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS WERE ALSO SEEN AHEAD OF THESE STORMS THAT WERE MOVING
EVEN MORE QUICKLY.

WINDS TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF
HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  OLYMPIA FIELDS...     COUNTRY CLUB HILLS... OAK FOREST...
  PARK FOREST...        MATTESON...           UNIVERSITY PARK...
  RICHTON PARK...       MONEE...              TINLEY PARK...
  KANKAKEE...           LOWELL...             MERRILLVILLE...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ROUTE 66 RACEWAY...FIRST MIDWEST BANK
AMPHITHEATRE...GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY...ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY...
INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST...JOLIET SLAMMERS BASEBALL...INTERSTATE
57...

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 4120 8731 4116 8739 4117 8753 4110 8753
      4105 8764 4111 8832 4147 8815 4167 8802
      4161 8723 4124 8722
TIME...MOT...LOC 1615Z 270DEG 26KT 4168 8778 4144 8763
          4111 8814

$$

RC







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