Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

ILZ006-030215-
LAKE IL-
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR LAKE COUNTY UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

AT 829 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
GRAYSLAKE...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

IN ADDITION...MORE STORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP ACROSS LAKE COUNTY
AS WELL AS MOVE SOUTHWARD FROM WISCONSIN THROUGH 10 PM. THESE STORMS
COULD BECOME SEVERE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WAUKEGAN...            BUFFALO GROVE...       NORTH CHICAGO...
GURNEE...              MUNDELEIN...           HIGHLAND PARK...
VERNON HILLS...        ZION...                GRAYSLAKE...
LIBERTYVILLE...        LAKE ZURICH...         LAKE FOREST...
ROUND LAKE...          DEERFIELD...           ANTIOCH...
BEACH PARK...          WAUCONDA...            FOX LAKE...
LAKE VILLA...          GLENCOE...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 23.
 I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 23.

THIS INCLUDES...
CHAIN O LAKES STATE PARK...COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY...GREAT LAKES NAVAL
TRAINING CENTER...IL BEACH STATE PARK...LAKE COUNTY FIELDERS
BASEBALL...LAKE COUNTY IL FAIRGROUNDS...LAKE FOREST COLLEGE...RAVINIA
MUSIC FESTIVAL...AND SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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

LAT...LON 4249 8780 4238 8781 4236 8782 4237 8782
      4233 8783 4231 8782 4230 8783 4229 8783
      4221 8780 4215 8776 4224 8820 4250 8820
TIME...MOT...LOC 0129Z 277DEG 37KT 4231 8804

$$

MTF


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