Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
146 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

ILZ019-311930-
LA SALLE IL-
146 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHWESTERN LA SALLE COUNTY UNTIL
230 PM CDT...

AT 145 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR VARNA...OR 11 MILES EAST OF LACON...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.
THIS STORM IS VERY SLOWLY WEAKENING AND IS EXPECTED TO BE JUST BELOW
SEVERE LIMITS AS IT ENTERS SOUTHWEST LASALLE COUNTY.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OGLESBY...             TONICA...              LOSTANT...
CEDAR POINT...         LEONORE...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 54.

THIS INCLUDES...  MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4130 8888 4102 8905 4110 8905 4110 8916
      4131 8916
TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 199DEG 26KT 4107 8919

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