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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
626 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

ILZ033-039-030100-
IROQUOIS IL-FORD IL-
626 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR IROQUOIS AND SOUTHERN FORD COUNTIES
UNTIL 700 PM CST...

AT 625 PM CST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM ASHKUM TO 6 MILES NORTHEAST
OF FISHER...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...HALF INCH HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  ASHKUM AROUND 630 PM CST.
  PAXTON AROUND 655 PM CST.
  BUCKLEY AROUND 700 PM CST.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE LODA...MARTINTON...
DANFORTH...BEAVERVILLE...CRESCENT CITY AND THAWVILLE.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 258 AND 288.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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LAT...LON 4091 8794 4097 8764 4042 8799 4040 8805
      4040 8830
TIME...MOT...LOC 0025Z 229DEG 20KT 4089 8792 4040 8828

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