Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
945 PM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN IROQUOIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN FORD COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN KANKAKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 945 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR HERSCHER...OR 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
  DWIGHT...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  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 TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
  NORTHWESTERN IROQUOIS...NORTHERN FORD AND SOUTHWESTERN KANKAKEE
  COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT TAKE SHELTER UNDER HIGHWAY OVERPASSES. IF YOU
CANNOT SAFELY DRIVE AWAY FROM THE TORNADO...AS A LAST RESORT...EITHER
PARK YOUR VEHICLE AND STAY PUT...OR ABANDON YOUR VEHICLE AND LIE DOWN
IN A LOW LYING AREA AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

&&

LAT...LON 4094 8819 4104 8817 4102 8794 4091 8804
TIME...MOT...LOC 0245Z 291DEG 17KT 4100 8816

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$

RC



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