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
1224 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO GARY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 200 PM CDT

* AT 1222 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM
  13 NM EAST OF WILMETTE HARBOR TO 10 NM WEST OF NORTHERLY ISLAND...
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  NORTHERLY ISLAND AND OFFSHORE DOWNTOWN CHICAGO AROUND 1245 PM.
  CALUMET HARBOR AROUND 120 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...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 4165 8744 4168 8743 4167 8748 4169 8751
      4174 8754 4178 8759 4181 8759 4185 8762
      4190 8762 4194 8765 4203 8767 4219 8739
      4214 8696 4194 8696 4164 8742
TIME...MOT...LOC 1724Z 305DEG 14KT 4208 8737 4184 8782

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

RC








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