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Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
906 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ILZ006-014-INZ001-002-241015-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140724T1500Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
906 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...WAVES 6 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN A
STRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE
CURRENTS AND WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. RIP CURRENTS
AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS.

IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BE
SUBJECT TO ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE
DIRECTION.

FOR INFORMATION ON SWIM ADVISORIES OR BANS AT CHICAGO BEACHES
VISIT...WWW.CPDBEACHES.COM.

&&

$$

IZZI

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

THEN AFTER DOING THE SURVEY VISIT US AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK...TWITTER...AND YOUTUBE AT:
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONALWEATHERSERVICE.CHICAGO.GOV
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSCHICAGO
WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/NWSCHICAGO






Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
749 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE DES PLAINES RIVER...
  DES PLAINES RIVER NEAR RUSSELL AFFECTING LAKE COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY...TURN AROUND AND
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV/CHICAGO.

&&

ILC097-241249-
/O.CON.KLOT.FL.Y.0116.000000T0000Z-140725T1630Z/
/RUSI2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
749 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES PLAINES RIVER NEAR RUSSELL
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 645 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.6 FEET.
* ACTION STAGE IS 6.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL.
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...WATER FLOWS INTO SURROUNDING FARM AND MARSH
  LAND NEAR THE RIVER.

&&

LAT...LON 4251 8797 4247 8799 4239 8796 4239 8787
      4247 8789 4250 8787

$$





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
415 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
242115-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
415 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014 /515 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS BEACH CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

HAZARDOUS BEACH CONDITIONS CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

THERE WILL BE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



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