Issued by NWS Chicago, IL
WFUS53 KLOT 010013
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
613 PM CST TUE FEB 28 2017
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Northeastern Livingston County in central Illinois...
East central La Salle County in north central Illinois...
Southwestern Grundy County in northeastern Illinois...
* Until 700 PM CST
* At 612 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Streator, moving east at 45 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado and golf ball size hail.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near...
Dwight and Mazon around 635 PM CST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Ransom, Verona and Kinsman.
Including the following interstate...
I-55 between mile markers 212 and 222.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
LAT...LON 4103 8871 4113 8875 4128 8842 4103 8834
TIME...MOT...LOC 0012Z 252DEG 39KT 4108 8871