Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
504 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

INZ001-002-212240-
LAKE IN-PORTER IN-
504 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM LIKELY IN NORTHEAST LAKE COUNTY INDIANA AND
NORTHERN PORTER COUNTY THROUGH 540 PM CDT...

AT 500 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NEW CHICAGO...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

UP TO PENNY SIZE HAIL...WINDS TO 50 MPH...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING...FREQUENT DOWNPOURS...ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...PORTAGE AROUND 510 PM...SOUTH HAVEN...
WHEELER...AND BURNS HARBOR AROUND 515 PM...PORTER AROUND 520 PM...
LINCOLN HILLS...AND CHESTERTON AROUND 525 PM AND VALPARAISO AROUND
530 PM.

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 THIS STORM
HAS PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4150 8738 4163 8735 4163 8722 4164 8717
      4166 8715 4165 8693 4143 8693
TIME...MOT...LOC 2204Z 285DEG 24KT 4155 8725

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