Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Arlington Heights, Northwest Suburbs, Cook, De Kalb, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry

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Local Arlington Heights, COOK COUNTY and nearby communities are included in a NWS Severe Thunderstorm Warning:

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
157 AM CDT WED JUL 6 2016

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN BOONE…MCHENRY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTIES…

AT 156 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WONDER LAKE…
MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ALGONQUIN…MCHENRY…WOODSTOCK…FOX LAKE…HARVARD…ISLAND LAKE…
MARENGO…WONDER LAKE…PISTAKEE HIGHLANDS…LAKE IN THE HILLS…HUNTLEY…
JOHNSBURG…LAKEMOOR…SPRING GROVE…POPLAR GROVE…LAKEWOOD…OAKWOOD
HILLS…PRAIRIE GROVE…RICHMOND AND CAPRON.

THIS INCLUDES… BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS…MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE…
MCHENRY COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS…AND MORAINE HILLS STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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LAT…LON 4249 8818 4216 8819 4228 8885 4249 8882
TIME…MOT…LOC 0656Z 284DEG 47KT 4235 8834

HAIL…<.75IN WIND...60MPH + + + + + + THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHERN DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... NORTHERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS... NORTHERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS... NORTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... SOUTHEASTERN MCHENRY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 300 AM CDT * AT 149 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR RICHMOND TO NEAR WOODSTOCK TO NEAR KINGSTON... MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CHICAGO...ELGIN...WAUKEGAN...ARLINGTON HEIGHTS...EVANSTON...SCHAUMBURG... PALATINE...SKOKIE...DES PLAINES...MOUNT PROSPECT...HOFFMAN ESTATES...OAK PARK...GLENVIEW...ELMHURST...LOMBARD...BUFFALO GROVE...CAROL STREAM... CARPENTERSVILLE...WHEELING AND PARK RIDGE. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES... I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 22 AND 59. I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 51. I-290 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 13. I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 51. I-355 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 29 AND 30. THIS INCLUDES... LINCOLN PARK ZOO...LOYOLA UNIVERSITY...OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE...SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS BASEBALL...TRITON COLLEGE...BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS...CHAIN O LAKES STATE PARK...COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY... ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE...GREAT LAKES NAVAL TRAINING CENTER...HARPER COLLEGE...LAKE COUNTY FIELDERS BASEBALL...LAKE COUNTY IL FAIRGROUNDS... LAKE FOREST COLLEGE...MORAINE HILLS STATE PARK...NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY...NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY...RAVINIA MUSIC FESTIVAL...SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA...WRIGLEY FIELD...AND THE LOOP. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.




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