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

ILZ014-022-INZ001-150200-
Cook IL-Will IL-Lake IN-
805 PM CDT SAT OCT 14 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL WILL...COOK AND NORTHERN
LAKE COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM CDT...

At 803 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Glenview to La Grange to Minooka. Movement was
east at 45 mph. The time of arrival in downtown Chicago of these
storms would be around 825 pm. Wind gusts of 45 mph have been
observed with these thunderstorms at O`Hare International Airport
with these storms. In addition, localized flooding is occurring with
these storms.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be probable with these storms along
with an hour long period of very heavy rainfall.

Locations impacted include...
Chicago, Joliet, Cicero, Hammond, Gary, Evanston, Skokie, Orland
Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Oak Park, Glenview, Calumet
City, Merrillville, Chicago Heights, East Chicago, Schererville,
Lansing and Wilmette.

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 northeastern
Illinois.

LAT...LON 4138 8752 4137 8825 4143 8825 4178 8786
      4213 8777 4213 8774 4206 8767 4189 8761
      4190 8760 4185 8761 4175 8753 4171 8753
      4167 8747 4168 8743 4164 8742 4162 8726
TIME...MOT...LOC 0103Z 269DEG 38KT 4207 8780 4179 8787 4144 8823

$$

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