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
1058 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...

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

* UNTIL 1230 PM CDT

* AT 1056 AM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED FROM 5
  NM SOUTHEAST OF WILMETTE HARBOR TO 24 NM SOUTHWEST OF CALUMET
  HARBOR...MOVING EAST AT 40 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...OVERTURNED AND CAPSIZED BOATS.

* THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  CALUMET HARBOR AROUND 1115 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...SMALL HAIL...
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 4163 8733 4164 8743 4165 8744 4167 8742
      4167 8748 4169 8751 4174 8755 4174 8754
      4178 8759 4192 8763 4193 8696 4178 8696
      4172 8691 4165 8707 4165 8714 4163 8715
      4161 8732
TIME...MOT...LOC 1558Z 272DEG 41KT 4198 8759 4150 8794

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

KREIN







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