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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
414 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
310915-
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-
414 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014 /514 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

  WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY
   PRODUCE:

    OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
    WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

  AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING:

  WHILE MOST AREAS WILL SEE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS...AREAS
  EAST OF A ROCKFORD TO GIBSON CITY LINE WILL HAVE THE BEST CHANCE
  FOR THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

  DISCUSSION:

  A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA
  EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. A LAKE BREEZE WILL ALSO FORM AND PUSH INLAND
  TODAY. CONVERGENCE ALONG BOTH OF THESE BOUNDARIES MAY PRODUCE
  SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. INSTABILITY WILL BE
  WEAKER THAN YESTERDAY SO SEVERE WEATHER IS ONCE AGAIN NOT
  EXPECTED. HOWEVER...DRY AIR AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL ALLOW
  ANY STORMS THAT DO DEVELOP TO HAVE STRONG DOWNDRAFTS THAT COULD
  PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MAINLY AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...AND AGAIN MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



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