SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
619 PM CDT TUE AUG 2 2011

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KANE IL-MCHENRY IL-LAKE IL-COOK IL-
619 PM CDT TUE AUG 2 2011

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWESTERN
COOK…LAKE…MCHENRY AND NORTHEASTERN KANE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM
CDT…

AT 616 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS
IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM ZION TO GRAYSLAKE TO HOLIDAY HILLS…MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 45 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ALGONQUIN…BEACH PARK…WAUCONDA…WAUKEGAN…PARK CITY…
CARPENTERSVILLE…LIBERTYVILLE…MUNDELEIN…NORTH CHICAGO…
BARRINGTON…VERNON HILLS…LAKE ZURICH…LAKE FOREST…LONG
GROVE…LINCOLNSHIRE…PALATINE…BUFFALO GROVE…RIVERWOODS…
HIGHLAND PARK AND DEERFIELD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION WITH TORNADO LIKE WIND
SPEEDS EXPECTED. MOBILE HOMES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE
ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND MAY BE
OVERTURNED. MOVE IMMEDIATELY TO A STURDY BUILDING AND STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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