Severe Thunderstorm Warning, But Radar Indicates Storm Weakening

Preface to warning: The bow echo headed toward Arlington Heights and the northwest suburbs has showed signs of diminishing. The overall system has showed signs of diminishing since the storm crossed the Rockford area toward Arlington Heights. The storm front is expected to cross most of Arlington Heights by 6:30 p.m.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
614 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
EASTERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS…
DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
NORTHERN KENDALL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
NORTHWESTERN WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 612 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM HUNTLEY TO SOMONAUK…AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR…
SANDWICH AND GILBERTS AROUND 620 PM CDT.
LITTLE ROCK AND SLEEPY HOLLOW AROUND 625 PM CDT.
WEST DUNDEE AND SUGAR GROVE AROUND 630 PM CDT.
YORKVILLE AND ST. CHARLES AROUND 635 PM CDT.
WAYNE AND STREAMWOOD AROUND 640 PM CDT.
WEST CHICAGO AND OSWEGO AROUND 645 PM CDT.

THIS INCLUDES NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

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