Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1201 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

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1201 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 1157 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THE LEADING EDGE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
PORTER TO VALPARAISO TO KOUTS...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. THE STRONG
STORMS EXTENDED WEST INTO CENTRAL LAKE COUNTY.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WINDS TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...CAN BE EXPECTED WITH
THESE STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  CHESTERTON...         PORTER...             KOUTS...
  MALDEN...             VALPARAISO...         BURNS HARBOR...
  SOUTH HAVEN...        LINCOLN HILLS...      BOONE GROVE...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
INDIANA DUNES STATE PARK...PORTER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...VALPARAISO
UNIVERSITY...

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 4171 8693 4124 8693 4122 8697 4127 8706
      4129 8712 4127 8719 4125 8722 4128 8722
      4128 8729 4163 8729 4163 8722 4166 8715
      4166 8710 4171 8693 4173 8691
TIME...MOT...LOC 1700Z 279DEG 20KT 4165 8702 4150 8695
          4133 8696

$$

RC








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