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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
357 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

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357 AM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018 /457 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Early this Morning through Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

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

DISCUSSION...

Areas of dense fog are likely early this morning, mainly across
portions of north central Illinois. Visibility will be as low as a
quarter mile in these areas, before improving a couple hours
after sunrise. Scattered thunderstorms will then develop this
afternoon. These storms will will produce brief heavy downpours. A
few strong storms, capable of producing isolated damaging wind
gusts, will be possible across far southern portions of the
outlook area, mainly south of a Peru Illinois to Rensselaer
Indiana line. Scattered thunderstorms will remain possible
overnight, and on Friday, as an upper level disturbance tracks
across the region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Friday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Sunday night and Monday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Tuesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the northeast at 10 to 15 mph.

$$



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