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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1214 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
251715-
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-
1214 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016 /114 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK...WITH AN ASSOCIATED:
      LIMITED TORNADO RISK.
      LIMITED HAIL RISK...UP TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE.
      LIMITED THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE RISK...UP TO 70 MPH.
  ELEVATED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.
  ELEVATED FLOODING RISK.

DISCUSSION:

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHERN
ILLINOIS AND SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND SPREAD SOUTH
AND EAST. THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF STORMS MAY OCCUR ALONG AND SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM CHICAGO TO LASALLE. AN ELEVATED FLOODING RISK EXISTS ACROSS THIS
AREA AS WELL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

&&

$$



Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1107 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILZ008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-250000-
/O.CON.KLOT.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160725T0000Z/
OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-
BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OREGON...DIXON...DEKALB...AURORA...
ELGIN...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET...
KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...WATSEKA...PAXTON...GARY...VALPARAISO...
MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
1107 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016 /1207 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016/

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS IN THE LOW 90S.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES...96 TO 111 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES AND MOISTURE THIS HIGH COULD LEAD TO
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE. THE ELDERLY...
  SMALL CHILDREN AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE. PLAN
  AHEAD. HAVE A COOL PLACE TO SHELTER FROM THE HEAT. AVOID
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

IN COOK COUNTY...CALL 3 1 1 FOR ASSISTANCE INCLUDING HEAT SHELTER
INFORMATION.

&&

$$

MDB



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