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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
359 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

ILZ019-010945-
LA SALLE IL-
359 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 357 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 22 MILES WEST OF
PERU TO 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TONICA...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WINDS TO 55 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ARE EXPECTED WITH
THESE STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  TONICA...             PERU...               OGLESBY...
  LA SALLE...           UTICA...              MENDOTA...
  GRAND RIDGE...        NAPLATE...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
BUFFALO ROCK STATE PARK...ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE...
MATTHIESSEN STATE PARK...STARVED ROCK STATE PARK...TRI-COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL BRANCHES TO BE BLOWN DOWN...AND LOOSE
OBJECTS TO BLOW AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS
TREES. HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO STANDING WATER ON ROADWAYS AND
POOR VISIBILITY. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE UNTIL THESE
STORMS HAVE PASSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4163 8917 4163 8902 4117 8874 4106 8905
      4110 8906 4110 8912 4111 8917
TIME...MOT...LOC 0858Z 249DEG 30KT 4143 8953 4104 8930

$$

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