Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1242 AM CDT THU MAY 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM NORTHERLY ISLAND TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 215 AM CDT

* AT 1241 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR CHICAGO TO JOLIET...MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT
  40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS OR HIGHER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8744
      4167 8747 4170 8751 4175 8753 4179 8758
      4180 8758 4209 8696 4179 8697 4179 8696
      4172 8691 4166 8709 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 0541Z 248DEG 39KT 4206 8743 4157 8788

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

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