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Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1014 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

ILZ014-281115-
/O.CON.KLOT.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-140729T0900Z/
COOK-
1014 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...UP TO 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
702 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
290015-
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-
702 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014 /802 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

HIGH WAVES AND STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING
CONDITIONS AT ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA LAKE MICHIGAN
BEACHES.

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

HIGH WAVES WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS FOR ILLINOIS
AND NORTHWEST INDIANA LAKE MICHIGAN BEACHES INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

ISOLATED MAINLY AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

$$



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