Short Term Forecast
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FPUS73 KLOT 011814
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
114 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
012015-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-
LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...WHEATON...CHICAGO...
OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...
WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...
FOWLER
114 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014 /214 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014/

.NOW...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. COVERAGE WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THOUGH NOT ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY STORMS.
PRIMARY HAZARDS FROM THE STRONGEST STORMS INCLUDE HEAVY DOWNPOURS
AND LOCALIZED PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40
TO 50 MPH...SMALL HAIL AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

BE PREPARED TO HEAD TO SAFE SHELTER IF YOU ARE SPENDING TIME
OUTDOORS THIS AFTERNOON AND THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.

$$

RC

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