Tornado Warning Issued for Lake County, Southeastern McHenry County and North Central Cook County


Note: The storm associated with this Tornado Warning appears to be maintaining a course west-to-east and well north of Lake Cook Road. Remain alert to a possible tornado in Cook County, but it appears that the risk of the storm crossing into Cook County is more east, such as east of Wheeling. There is a possibility the storm will not cross into Cook County.

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville
653 PM CDT Wed Sep 11 2019

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Lake County in northeastern Illinois…
Southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois…
North central Cook County in northeastern Illinois…

* Until 745 PM CDT.

* At 653 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Wauconda, moving east at 30 mph.


SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Hawthorn Woods around 700 PM CDT.
Palatine, Kildeer, Third Lake and Forest Lake around 705 PM CDT.
Libertyville, Long Grove and Gages Lake around 710 PM CDT.
Wheeling, Mundelein, Vernon Hills and Green Oaks around 715 PM
Buffalo Grove, North Chicago, Park City, Lincolnshire and
Bannockburn around 720 PM CDT.
Lake Forest, Deerfield and Riverwoods around 725 PM CDT.
Highland Park around 730 PM CDT.
Glencoe around 735 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Mettawa, Lake Bluff, Round Lake Park, Fox River Grove, North
Barrington, Fox River Valley, Round Lake Heights, Lake Barrington,
Deer Park and Highwood.

This includes… College of Lake County, Great Lakes Naval Training
Center, Lake County IL Fairgrounds, Lake Forest College, Moraine
Hills State Park, and Six Flags Great America.

Including the following interstates…
I-94 between mile markers 7 and 31.
I-294 between mile markers 7 and 31.



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