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
440 PM CDT SAT JUN 17 2017

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 545 PM CDT

* AT 440 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MONTROSE
  HARBOR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MONTROSE HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

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 4235 8746 4209 8717 4190 8762 4191 8763
      4191 8762 4192 8763 4193 8763 4195 8764
      4194 8763 4196 8764 4196 8763 4198 8765
      4201 8766 4203 8767 4206 8767 4208 8768
      4210 8771 4212 8773
TIME...MOT...LOC 2140Z 238DEG 26KT 4198 8771

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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