Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Published 07/28 2016 05:30PM

Updated 07/28 2016 05:30PM

Issued at: 07/28/2016 5:21:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 07/28/2016 6:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Lee ILC103-141-282300- /O.CON.KLOT.SV.W.0089.000000T0000Z-160728T2300Z/ OGLE IL-LEE IL- 521 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN OGLE AND NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTIES... AT 521 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER POLO...OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF DIXON...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HAZARD...PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... DIXON...POLO AND NELSON. THIS INCLUDES... CASTLE ROCK STATE PARK...SAUK VALLEY COLLEGE...AND WHITE PINES STATE PARK. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE... I-88 NEAR MILE MARKER 45...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 51 AND 55. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. && LAT...LON 4202 8963 4207 8950 4188 8926 4176 8963 4193 8963 4196 8964 TIME...MOT...LOC 2221Z 321DEG 16KT 4196 8955 TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.50IN WIND...60MPH $$

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