Special Weather Statement

Published 07/21 2016 09:14PM

Updated 07/21 2016 10:11PM

Issued at: 07/21/2016 9:08:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 07/21/2016 10:15:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Lee ILZ008-010-011-013-014-019>022-220315- OGLE IL-LEE IL-LA SALLE IL-COOK IL-DUPAGE IL-WILL IL-GRUNDY IL- KENDALL IL-DE KALB IL- 908 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016 ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHERN LA SALLE...SOUTHWESTERN OGLE...KENDALL...SOUTHERN DUPAGE...SOUTHERN DE KALB...LEE...NORTHERN GRUNDY...NORTHWESTERN WILL AND SOUTHEASTERN COOK COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM CDT... AT 907 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF MONTROSE HARBOR TO NEAR SOMONAUK TO NEAR POLO...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CHICAGO... AURORA... JOLIET... NAPERVILLE... CICERO... HAMMOND... BOLINGBROOK... ORLAND PARK... TINLEY PARK... OAK LAWN... BERWYN... OAK PARK... DOWNERS GROVE... ROMEOVILLE... PLAINFIELD... CALUMET CITY... OSWEGO... LANSING... LOCKPORT... WESTMONT... PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. && A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA. LAT...LON 4208 8969 4165 8865 4172 8826 4175 8826 4192 8763 4171 8752 4159 8752 4120 8860 4145 8917 4158 8917 4158 8949 4165 8963 4193 8963 4193 8969 TIME...MOT...LOC 0207Z 355DEG 26KT 4199 8753 4160 8866 4202 8967 $$

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