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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
316 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

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010-011-019-092030-
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-
316 PM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020 /416 PM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020/

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Expect hot and humid conditions inland of Lake Michigan through
early evening.

Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will continue abate
with sunset this evening. The storms will be capable of locally
heavy downpours and wind gusts potentially strong enough to down
small tree limbs.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thursday...
  Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
Friday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
Saturday and Sunday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Tuesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Hot and humid conditions will continue Thursday with heat index
readings potentially topping 100 degrees.

Scattered thunderstorms are probable Thursday afternoon that
could increase in coverage into Thursday evening and persist
overnight. A few storms, mainly over northern Illinois into
Thursday evening, could be severe with strong damaging wind
gusts. Also locally heavy rainfall is likely, and this could
result in some localized flooding threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

 Moving toward east around 5 mph.

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Air Quality Alert

ILZ005-006-012-013-020-021-103>108-090500-
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
401 AM CDT Wed Jul 8 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency declared that an
Air Pollution Action Day is in effect for the greater Chicago
Metropolitan area until midnight CDT tonight.

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.

This is the 10th Air Pollution Action Day in 2020.

Media Contact...217 558 1536.

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