Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Published 07/23 2016 08:03PM

Updated 07/23 2016 08:03PM

Issued at: 07/23/2016 8:00:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 07/23/2016 8:15:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Lee ILC103-141-240115- /O.CON.KLOT.SV.W.0079.000000T0000Z-160724T0115Z/ OGLE IL-LEE IL- 800 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 PM CDT FOR OGLE AND NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTIES... AT 759 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FORRESTON TO NEAR POLO TO NEAR DIXON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. SOME OF THE MOST INTENSE WINDS LOOK TO BE LOCATED NEAR POLO. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... DIXON...OREGON...MOUNT MORRIS...BYRON...POLO...FORRESTON...STILLMAN VALLEY... FRANKLIN GROVE...ASHTON...LEAF RIVER...NELSON AND ADELINE. THIS INCLUDES... CASTLE ROCK STATE PARK...LEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS... LOWDEN STATE PARK...OGLE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...SAUK VALLEY COLLEGE...AND WHITE PINES STATE PARK. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE... I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 68. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES AND WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IT IS BEST TO MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THESE STORMS MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. && LAT...LON 4220 8969 4220 8917 4174 8921 4178 8963 4193 8963 4193 8969 TIME...MOT...LOC 0059Z 277DEG 33KT 4208 8956 4195 8950 4182 8955 TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH $$

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