Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Special Marine Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville
712 AM CDT Mon Aug 3 2020

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...

  Nearshore Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Calumet Harbor...

  Open Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City out to Mid
Lake...

* Until 915 AM CDT.

* At 710 AM CDT, a strong shower likely producing a waterspout was
  located five miles east of the Rogers Park shore, moving southeast
  at 5 knots. Near 700 AM, a waterspout was reported visible from
  the Evanston shore. Conditions will remain favorable for showers
  producing waterspouts in an axis 3 to 8 miles off the northeast
  Illinois shore through at least mid-morning. In addition, under
  and near these showers will be strong wind gusts and quickly
  building hazardous waves.

  HAZARD...Waterspouts and wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

  SOURCE...Public.

  IMPACT...Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally
           hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly
           higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Harrison-Dever Crib, as well as offshore of the following
  locations...
  Calumet Harbor, Wilmette Harbor, 31st Street Harbor, Montrose
  Harbor, Monroe Harbor, Belmont Harbor, Burnham Harbor, 59th Street
  Marina, Jackson Park Harbor, Diversy Harbor and DuSable Harbor.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Move to safe harbor until hazardous weather passes.

&&

LAT...LON 4211 8760 4211 8743 4180 8725 4173 8753
      4175 8753 4179 8758 4180 8758 4183 8760
      4186 8761 4187 8761 4187 8762 4189 8762
      4189 8760 4190 8762 4196 8764 4196 8763
      4199 8766 4208 8768
TIME...MOT...LOC 1210Z 331DEG 6KT 4202 8755

WATERSPOUT...OBSERVED
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

FRIEDLEIN


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