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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
436 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
072145-
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-
436 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

  WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  THUNDERSTORMS...THE STRONGEST MAY PRODUCE:
   ISOLATED WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH.
   LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING.
   SMALL HAIL.
   FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

  AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING:

  AT LEAST SCATTERED STORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
  A GOOD PART OF THE NIGHT...HOWEVER THE SEVERE THREAT AREA LOOKS
  TO BE MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

  DISCUSSION:

  AT LEAST SCATTERED STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP WITHIN WARM
  AND MOIST AIR ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING. HIGHER
  INSTABILITY WILL FAVOR ANY ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TO
  BE MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR. THE
  STORM BEHAVIOR WILL LIKELY PRESENT ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE
  WINDS AS OPPOSED TO WIDESPREAD. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
  LIKELY WHICH COULD RESULT IN FLOODING...MAINLY UNDER SLOW
  MOVING STORMS.

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON PORTIONS OF THE KANKAKEE AND
ILLINOIS RIVERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY...MAINLY SOUTH OF
U.S. HIGHWAY 24. PERIODIC CHANCES FOR STORMS WILL EXIST WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

HIGH WAVES WILL LEAD TO DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG INDIANA
BEACHES AND AT LEAST PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS BEACHES ON TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY NIGHT.

PORTIONS OF THE KANKAKEE AND ILLINOIS RIVERS WILL REMAIN IN
FLOOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
434 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

ILZ014-INZ001-002-070545-
/O.NEW.KLOT.BH.S.0005.150707T1400Z-150708T0900Z/
COOK-LAKE IN-PORTER-
434 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...4 TO 7 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. 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.

&&

$$

MTF



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