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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
310930-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake Illinois-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-
DuPage-Cook-La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Will-Kankakee-Livingston-
Iroquois-Ford-Lake Indiana-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017 /518 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
      Limited Tornado Risk.
      Elevated Hail Risk...up to quarter size.
      Limited Thunderstorm Wind Damage Risk...up to 60 MPH.
  Limited Flooding Risk.

Flooding will continue along portions of the Kankakee River in
northwestern Indiana.

DISCUSSION:

Widely scattered thunderstorms are likely across the entire
outlook area this morning, however, severe weather is not likely.
Expect coverage of thunderstorms to increase by midday, especially
this afternoon into early this evening. Some of the thunderstorms
will likely become strong to severe in the afternoon, mainly for
areas southeast of a Pontiac to Kankakee to Valparaiso Indiana
line. Heavy rain, hail, and damaging winds are the main threats
for these areas at this time. Although severe weather is not
expected north of I-80 at this time, isolated strong storms
producing heavy rain and small hail are possible. The severe
threat will end by early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Flooding will continue along portions of the Kankakee River in
northwestern Indiana.

Wednesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters will likely be needed this afternoon for areas southeast
of a Pontiac to Kankakee to Valparaiso Indiana line.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Moving northeast at 40 MPH.

&&

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LMZ740>745-310930-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-Calumet Harbor to Gary-
Gary to Burns Harbor-Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE illinois NEARSHORE
WATERS OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE indiana NEARSHORE WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.

Scattered thunderstorms are likely.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Friday...
  Hazardous Conditions for Small Craft are likely.

&&

$$

LMZ080-261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-
870-872-874-876-878-310930-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Seul Choix Point to Rock Island Passage 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South of a line from Seul Choix Point to the
Mackinac Bridge and north of a line from Charlevoix MI to South
Fox Island 5 NM offshore-
Lake Michigan from Charlevoix to Point Betsie MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Lake Michigan from Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Sheboygan to Port Washington WI 5 NM offshore
to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Port Washington to North Point Light WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from North Point Light to Wind Point WI 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor IL 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Wilmette Harbor IL to Michigan City IN 5 NM
offshore to Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Pentwater to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Whitehall to Pentwater MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from Grand Haven to Whitehall MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan from Holland to Grand Haven MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from South Haven to Holland MI 5 NM offshore to Mid
Lake-
Lake Michigan from St. Joseph to South Haven MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
418 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE OPEN WATERS OF LAKE
MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a chance of thunderstorms across the south half today.

A few gale force gusts are possible today across the south half.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A few gale force gusts are possible Friday across the north half.

&&

$$

Rodriguez

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