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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
449 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
301000-
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-
449 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016 /549 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  HIGH SWIM RISK.

DISCUSSION:

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE
ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA. ALTHOUGH SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SATURDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  HIGH SWIM RISK.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

MOVING TO THE EAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
329 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

ILZ006-014-INZ001-291630-
/O.EXT.KLOT.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-160730T0900Z/
LAKE IL-COOK-LAKE IN-
329 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

* LOCATION...NORTHEAST ILLINOIS BEACHES AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
  BEACHES ON NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...3 TO 5 FEET.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES.
PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE WATER.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE... WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN
SANDBARS. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.

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 THE
ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVE DIRECTION.

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

&&

$$

MTF




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