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ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-251730-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
1230 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY JUNE 25TH...

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA FOR SATURDAY JUNE 25TH. COUNTIES
INCLUDED ARE COOK...DUPAGE...KANE...KENDALL...GRUNDY...LAKE...
MCHENRY AND WILL.

AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX.

ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR
RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR
ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE...PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM...ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE
POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECAST AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCED YOUR
EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV. MEDIA CONTACT...217 299 6057.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
259 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029-
032>034-041>044-053>055-061-251300-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-ALLAMAKEE-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-
CLAYTON-WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
TAYLOR-CLARK-BUFFALO-TREMPEALEAU-JACKSON-LA CROSSE-MONROE-JUNEAU-
ADAMS-VERNON-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-GRANT-
259 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
IOWA...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...AND SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL
WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY MOVE INTO THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING...
BETWEEN 6 PM AND MIDNIGHT. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS INCLUDE DAMAGING
WINDS...SOME LARGE HAIL...AND BRIEF INTENSE DOWNPOURS WHICH MAY
LEAD TO SOME LOCALIZED PONDING OF WATER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER GROUPS SHOULD BE READY FOR POSSIBLE ACTIVATION SATURDAY
EVENING.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$

DAS/AJ

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1205 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
251715-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
1205 PM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT... BUT SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SOME LINGERING THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY MORNING... BUT
WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED WITH THAT ACTIVITY.
HOWEVER... THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG A COLD FRONT MOVING
ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEVERE WEATHER... INCLUDING
LARGE HAIL... DAMAGING WIND GUSTS... AND A FEW TORNADOES... IS
EXPECTED WITH THE STRONGER STORMS THAT OCCUR SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. EASTERN MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN CURRENTLY
APPEAR TO HAVE THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER... BUT
THE ENTIRE AREA HAS SOME RISK DEPENDING ON THE TIMING OF THE COLD
FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
528 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-251100-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
528 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...MAINLY IN
WESTERN AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF IOWA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STORMS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY...MOST NUMEROUS DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH
DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN FOR NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE
EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
441 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-251030-
KOOCHICHING-NORTH ST. LOUIS-NORTHERN COOK/NORTHERN LAKE-
NORTH ITASCA-CENTRAL ST. LOUIS-SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-
SOUTHERN COOK/NORTH SHORE-NORTH CASS-SOUTH ITASCA-SOUTH CASS-
CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-
PINE-DOUGLAS-BAYFIELD-ASHLAND-IRON-BURNETT-WASHBURN-SAWYER-PRICE-
441 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHWEST WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER FAR NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA AS
EARLY AS LATE AFTERNOON...BUT MORE LIKELY THIS EVENING. THE CHANCE
FOR STORMS WILL SPREAD EAST AND SOUTH OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE ENTIRE
NORTHLAND. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE PRODUCING LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WIND...AND HEAVY RAINFALL. THIS WILL BE MOST
LIKELY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2 IN MINNESOTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY
EVENING ACROSS THE NORTHLAND. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WIND...AND HEAVY RAIN. THERE WILL ALSO BE A RISK
FOR A TORNADO.

CLOSELY MONITOR THE FORECAST. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A WAY TO MONITOR
THE WEATHER SUCH AS NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND HAVE A SEVERE WEATHER
SAFETY PLAN TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD STORMS THREATEN.

STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
APPROACHING 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY ACROSS THE NORTHLAND. THESE
WINDS COULD RESULT IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS ESPECIALLY FOR
LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT AND IT IS LOOKING LIKELY
THEY WILL BE NEEDED SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
401 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-251115-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
401 AM CDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MINOR FLOOD CONTINUES ON THE CEDAR RIVER NEAR CONESVILLE. PLEASE
SEE THE LATEST FLOOD WARNING FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY MORNING NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 30. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AREA-WIDE. THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN
COVERAGE ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING...BEFORE TAPERING OFF SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A FEW STRONG TO
NEAR SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...BUT
THE OVERALL SEVERE WEATHER THREAT IS LOW.

ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON...HEAT INDICES WILL REACH THE LOW 90S TO
NEAR 100 DEGREES...WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

RP KINNEY

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