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
1003 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL NOON CDT

* AT 1000 AM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM
  28 NM WEST OF WINTHROP HARBOR TO 35 NM WEST OF WILMETTE HARBOR...
  MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  WILMETTE HARBOR AROUND 1050 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...
HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4233 8782 4235 8784 4240 8781 4247 8781
      4246 8702 4214 8696 4190 8696 4191 8763
      4194 8765 4197 8764 4199 8767 4206 8768
      4213 8775 4226 8784 4230 8784
TIME...MOT...LOC 1503Z 270DEG 42KT 4250 8841 4200 8841

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

KREIN








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