SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Radar indicates severe thunderstorms will cross the Arlington Heights area within 15 minutes.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1255 PM CDT SAT AUG 13 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
EASTERN MCHENRY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…

* UNTIL 145 PM CDT

* AT 1250 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE
HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM FOX LAKE TO WAUCONDA TO
ALGONQUIN…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR…
LINDENHURST…GRAYSLAKE AND BARRINGTON AROUND 100 PM CDT.
MUNDELEIN…LAKE ZURICH AND HAWTHORN WOODS AROUND 105 PM CDT.
LONG GROVE…LIBERTYVILLE AND KILDEER AROUND 110 PM CDT.
WADSWORTH AND VERNON HILLS AROUND 115 PM CDT.

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.