Special Weather Statement

Published 07/28 2016 04:34PM

Updated 07/28 2016 05:09PM

Issued at: 07/28/2016 4:32:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 07/28/2016 5:15:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Lee ILZ010-282215- LEE IL- 432 PM CDT THU JUL 28 2016 ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHEASTERN LEE COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM CDT... AT 431 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER FRANKLIN GROVE...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF WALTON...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH. NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... ASHTON AROUND 445 PM CDT. OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE WEST BROOKLYN. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE... I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 60 AND 74. THIS INCLUDES... LEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. && LAT...LON 4187 8933 4189 8917 4189 8904 4167 8914 4177 8939 TIME...MOT...LOC 2131Z 277DEG 13KT 4180 8929 $$

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