SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 9:45 PM for Northwest Cook County …

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
839 PM CDT TUE AUG 2 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS…
NORTHWESTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
NORTHERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS…
WESTERN DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
SOUTHWESTERN LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
SOUTHERN MCHENRY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 836 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
FROM 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MARENGO TO GENOA TO DE KALB…AND MOVING
EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SLEEPY HOLLOW…ALGONQUIN…ELGIN…CARPENTERSVILLE…EAST
DUNDEE…ST. CHARLES…GENEVA…DUPAGE AIRPORT…BATAVIA…
AURORA…WEST CHICAGO…BARRINGTON…HOFFMAN ESTATES…LAKE
ZURICH…CAROL STREAM…SCHAUMBURG…ROSELLE…PALATINE…
NAPERVILLE AND CORTLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND IN EXCESS OF 60 MILES PER
HOUR…LARGE HAIL…DEADLY LIGHTNING…AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR
PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME
OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.