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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
745 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

ILZ005-040130-
MCHENRY IL-
745 PM CDT THU SEP 3 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHERN MCHENRY COUNTY UNTIL 830 PM
CDT...

AT 743 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING TWO STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
OVER SOUTHERN MCHENRY COUNTY...ONE NEAR MARENGO AND THE
OTHER NEAR LAKEWOOD...BOTH MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL HAS BEEN REPORTED WITH STORMS IN THE COUNTY SINCE 730
PM CDT. HAIL UP TO DIME SIZE IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS...IN
ADDITION TO TEMPORARY VERY HEAVY RAIN...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30
MPH...AND BRIEF FUNNEL CLOUDS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALGONQUIN...           WOODSTOCK...           MARENGO...
LAKE IN THE HILLS...   HUNTLEY...             HAMPSHIRE...
LAKEWOOD...            OAKWOOD HILLS...       TROUT VALLEY...
CRYSTAL LAKE...        CARY...                FOX RIVER GROVE...
BARRINGTON HILLS...    UNION...

THIS INCLUDES... MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO BRIEF FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4224 8820 4216 8820 4215 8859 4228 8862
      4230 8843
TIME...MOT...LOC 0043Z 343DEG 11KT 4225 8853

$$

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