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
444 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

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 645 PM CDT

* AT 444 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...LOCATED 19 NM SOUTHWEST OF
  PLEASANT PRAIRIE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 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.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

LAT...LON 4246 8702 4212 8696 4211 8760 4208 8768
      4214 8775 4227 8783 4248 8780
TIME...MOT...LOC 2144Z 246DEG 39KT 4233 8824

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

$$

BEACHLER



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