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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
637 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

ILZ010-019-021-032-039-101230-
FORD IL-GRUNDY IL-LA SALLE IL-LEE IL-LIVINGSTON IL-
637 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS EARLY THIS MORNING...

AT 630 AM CDT...OBSERVATIONS INDICATED GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS
PARTS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS...INCLUDING GUSTS OF 40 MPH OR
STRONGER MEASURED AT GALESBURG...MACOMB...AND PEORIA. THESE WINDS
ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE HEAVIER RAIN AND EMBEDDED STORMS...AS WELL
AS AN AREA OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE. THESE WINDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP NORTHEAST INTO THE INTERSTATE 39 CORRIDOR OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...AS WELL AS OVER THE STREATOR...PONTIAC...AND GIBSON CITY
AREAS.

WINDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE EXPECTED.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BUFFALO ROCK STATE PARK...ILLINI STATE PARK...ILLINOIS VALLEY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE...MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK...STARVED ROCK STATE
PARK...TRI-COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS 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 4061 8846 4062 8858 4075 8859 4075 8894
      4092 8894 4093 8905 4110 8905 4111 8917
      4158 8917 4158 8963 4170 8964 4170 8909
      4158 8888 4135 8860 4083 8812 4040 8812
      4040 8846
TIME...MOT...LOC 1131Z 234DEG 43KT 4151 8948 4062 8869

$$

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