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
1145 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  NEARSHORE WATERS NORTHERLY ISLAND TO MICHIGAN CITY...
  OPEN WATERS FROM WILMETTE HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
  LAKE...

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 1141 PM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG
  A LINE FROM BURNS HARBOR TO 15 NM SOUTHWEST OF BURNS HARBOR...
  MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND LARGE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. LARGE HAIL COULD RESULT IN
           STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE OVER THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
  NORTHWEST INDIANA. A WIND GUST TO 50 KNOTS WAS MEASURED AT
  MICHIGAN CITY AT 1120 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.

LAT...LON 4162 8733 4164 8743 4168 8743 4167 8744
      4167 8747 4170 8751 4175 8753 4178 8758
      4179 8758 4185 8761 4187 8697 4179 8697
      4172 8691 4166 8709 4165 8714 4163 8716
      4162 8732 4161 8733
TIME...MOT...LOC 0441Z 274DEG 27KT 4170 8725 4148 8736

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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