weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Pistakee Highlands IL
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
358 AM CDT Tue Jul 27 2021

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-280900-
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-
La Salle-Kendall-Grundy-Kankakee-Livingston-Iroquois-Ford-
Northern Cook-Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-
Southern Will-Eastern Will-Lake IN-Porter-Newton-Jasper-Benton-
358 AM CDT Tue Jul 27 2021 /458 AM EDT Tue Jul 27 2021/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk tonight...with an associated:
     Limited damaging wind risk...up to 60 mph.

DISCUSSION...

Isolated thunderstorms are possible late tonight in far northern
Illinois. If some do develop, they could have a marginally
severe wind threat.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday...
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
Thursday...
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk south of I-80.
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk south of I-80.
  High Swim Risk.
Friday...
  High Swim Risk.
Saturday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Heat index readings will likely top 100 degrees in parts of
north central Illinois Wednesday afternoon.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible during the day Wednesday,
some of which could be strong. On Wednesday night, organized
thunderstorms are likely to move from Wisconsin into northeast
Illinois and northwest Indiana, bringing potential for severe
winds, as well as locally heavy rainfall. Some storms are
likely to continue into early Thursday morning in these areas.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible south of I-80 on Thursday
afternoon. A few of these could be severe.

Increased wave action will develop along southern Lake
Michigan beaches Thursday afternoon through midday Friday,
creating dangerous swimming conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the southeast at 35 mph.

$$



Air Quality Alert

ILZ005-006-012-013-020-021-103>108-280400-
McHenry-Lake IL-Kane-DuPage-Kendall-Grundy-Northern Cook-
Central Cook-Southern Cook-Northern Will-Southern Will-Eastern Will-
Including the cities of Crystal Lake, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock,
Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, Gurnee, Aurora, Elgin,
Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Lombard, Carol Stream, Oswego,
Yorkville, Plano, Morris, Coal City, Minooka, Evanston, Des Plaines,
Schaumburg, Palatine, Northbrook, Chicago, Cicero, Oak Lawn,
Oak Park, La Grange, Calumet City, Oak Forest, Lemont, Orland Park,
Park Forest, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, Mokena, Channahon,
Manhattan, Wilmington, Crete, Peotone, and Beecher
621 PM CDT Mon Jul 26 2021

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TUESDAY NIGHT...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
Metropolitan Area and is in effect until midnight CDT Tuesday night.

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.

Area residents are urged to reduce pollution levels. Air quality
forecasts and tips on how you can reduce your emissions can be found
at www.airnow.gov.

media contact...217 558 1536.

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE