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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
957 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

ILZ014-019-021>023-032-039-INZ001-220400-
LIVINGSTON IL-LA SALLE IL-COOK IL-WILL IL-FORD IL-GRUNDY IL-
KANKAKEE IL-LAKE IN-
957 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR CENTRAL LA SALLE...NORTH CENTRAL
FORD...NORTHERN LIVINGSTON...GRUNDY...WILL...SOUTHEASTERN COOK...
KANKAKEE AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 PM CDT...

AT 956 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HAMMOND TO NEAR MAZON TO
NEAR DEPUE...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAMMOND...             GARY...                TINLEY PARK...
CALUMET CITY...        MERRILLVILLE...        CHICAGO HEIGHTS...
EAST CHICAGO...        SCHERERVILLE...        LANSING...
KANKAKEE...            CROWN POINT...         NEW LENOX...
HIGHLAND...            MUNSTER...             DOLTON...
PARK FOREST...         MATTESON...            OTTAWA...
MOKENA...              BOURBONNAIS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
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 MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.

LAT...LON 4100 8804 4100 8813 4097 8813 4086 8845
      4090 8893 4093 8893 4093 8905 4110 8905
      4110 8916 4141 8916 4134 8843 4168 8743
      4164 8743 4163 8734 4123 8734
TIME...MOT...LOC 0256Z 001DEG 28KT 4161 8747 4128 8844 4137 8934

$$

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