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
155 AM CDT THU APR 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

  NEARSHORE AND ADJACENT OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO
  WILMETTE  HARBOR...

* UNTIL 400 AM CDT

* AT 153 AM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED 28 NM WEST OF
  WAUKEGAN...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WINTHROP 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 4246 8702 4212 8697 4211 8760 4208 8768
      4218 8778 4227 8783 4237 8783 4237 8782
      4236 8782 4239 8780 4248 8780
TIME...MOT...LOC 0653Z 259DEG 45KT 4243 8855

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

KREIN



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