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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
556 PM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
262300-
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-
556 PM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017 /656 PM EDT Sun Jun 25 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  High Swim Risk Porter County.

DISCUSSION:

Isolated thunderstorms remain possible across the Illinois and Wisconsin
border through early evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  High Swim Risk Porter County.
Wednesday...
  Significant Thunderstorm Risk.
Thursday and Friday...
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

Toward the east southeast at 35 to 40 mph.

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
415 PM CDT SUN JUN 25 2017

INZ002-260515-
/O.NEW.KLOT.BH.S.0005.170625T2115Z-170627T0900Z/
PORTER-
415 PM CDT SUN JUN 25 2017

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...PORTER COUNTY BEACHES.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 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.

&&

$$

MDB




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