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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville
1048 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

ILZ023-104-105-108-INZ001-002-201645-
Eastern Will IL-Southern Cook IL-Central Cook IL-Kankakee IL-
Porter IN-Lake IN-
1048 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southeastern Will,
northeastern Kankakee, southeastern Cook, Porter and Lake Counties
through 1145 AM CDT...

At 1047 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Flossmoor to near Lake Village. Movement was
east at 60 mph.

HAZARD...Winds in excess of 45 mph.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include...
Hammond, Gary, Tinley Park, Calumet City, Portage, Merrillville,
Valparaiso, Chicago Heights, East Chicago, Schererville, Hobart,
Lansing, Oak Forest, Crown Point, Harvey, Highland, Blue Island,
Munster, Dolton and Park Forest.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

&&

LAT...LON 4123 8699 4127 8706 4129 8713 4118 8733
      4117 8753 4115 8753 4111 8779 4161 8779
      4170 8751 4167 8747 4168 8743 4164 8742
      4162 8728 4163 8716 4171 8693 4124 8693
TIME...MOT...LOC 1547Z 249DEG 51KT 4153 8770 4115 8754

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$

Kluber



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
1027 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022

ILZ003>006-008-010>013-019>021-023-032-033-039-103>108-INZ001-002-
010-011-019-211530-
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-
1027 AM CDT Fri May 20 2022 /1127 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Limited hail risk...up to 1 inch in diameter.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Southwest winds will gust up to 35 to 45 mph ahead of a cold
front this afternoon, with the strongest gusts expected near and
southeast of I-55.

Thunderstorms will gradually develop behind a cold front,
especially this evening into the overnight. The most widespread
thunderstorm coverage is likely to be seen near and southeast of
I-55. A few thunderstorms could be severe with the main threat of
hail large enough to dent cars and siding, or around one inch in
diameter. In addition, soaking downpours in thunderstorms could
cause localized flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday...
  Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Flooding Risk.
Tuesday and Wednesday...
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation is unlikely through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the northeast at 40 to 50 mph.

$$



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