Storm reports from March 7-8th

 A strong storm system moved across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday afternoon bringing severe weather to the area.  A strong area of low pressure associated with this system moved across northern Illinois during the afternoon.  Strong non-thunderstorm southwest winds to 50 to 60 mph also affected locations south of Interstate 80.  The following represent a summary of storm reports from the severe weather on Sunday including the strong non-thunderstorm winds.

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
538 PM CDT SUN MAR 08 2009
 
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..
 
0451 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST REMINGTON               40.76N 87.15W
03/08/2009 M51.00 MPH       JASPER             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0447 PM     HEAVY RAIN       ST. CHARLES             41.92N 88.30W
03/08/2009 M2.25 INCH       KANE               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0444 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BOURBONNAIS             41.16N 87.88W
03/08/2009 E50.00 MPH       KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            POWER LINES BLOWN DOWN ON E-4000N JUST NORTH OF N-6000E.
 
0438 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST VALPARAISO              41.48N 87.05W
03/08/2009 M56.00 MPH       PORTER             IN   ASOS
 
0430 PM     HEAVY RAIN       WHITING                 41.68N 87.49W
03/08/2009 M4.20 INCH       LAKE               IN   PUBLIC
 
0420 PM     HEAVY RAIN       2 WSW ELK GROVE VILLAGE 41.99N 88.03W
03/08/2009 M2.75 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0420 PM     FLOOD            CREST HILL              41.57N 88.11W
03/08/2009                   WILL               IL   PUBLIC
 
            STANDING WATER OF 5 TO 6 INCHES DEEP AT RT. 53 AND CATON
            FARM RD.
 
0405 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST LANSING                 41.57N 87.55W
03/08/2009 M50.00 MPH       COOK               IL   AWOS
 
0404 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009 M62.00 MPH       KANKAKEE           IL   AWOS
 
0400 PM     HEAVY RAIN       2 E SCHAUMBURG          42.03N 88.04W
03/08/2009 M2.48 INCH       COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0400 PM     HEAVY RAIN       NORTHBROOK              42.13N 87.83W
03/08/2009 M2.61 INCH       COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0356 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST PEOTONE                 41.33N 87.80W
03/08/2009 M49.00 MPH       WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0330 PM     HEAVY RAIN       1 SE LISLE              41.78N 88.07W
03/08/2009 M3.40 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            STORM TOTAL SO FAR. COCORAHS REPORT.
 
0330 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 SSE EVANSTON          42.01N 87.67W
03/08/2009 M2.94 INCH       COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0325 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST PONTIAC                 40.88N 88.64W
03/08/2009 M56.00 MPH       LIVINGSTON         IL   AWOS
 
0325 PM     HEAVY RAIN       BERWYN                  41.84N 87.79W
03/08/2009 M3.14 INCH       COOK               IL   STORM CHASER
 
            STORM TOTAL AS OF 325 PM CDT.
 
0300 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 SW MIDWAY AIRPORT     41.75N 87.79W
03/08/2009 M3.26 INCH       COOK               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER
 
0254 PM     TSTM WND GST     REMINGTON               40.76N 87.15W
03/08/2009 M42.00 MPH      JASPER             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0245 PM     HAIL             1 N CROWN POINT         41.44N 87.36W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            PEA SIZED HAIL.
 
0238 PM     FLOOD            CHICAGO                 41.88N 87.63W
03/08/2009                   COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            LONGWOOD AVE FROM 108TH TO 110TH CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.
 
 
0235 PM     FLOOD            CRESTWOOD               41.65N 87.74W
03/08/2009                   COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            135TH ST BETWEEN HARLEM AND CENTRAL - ROAD IS FLOODED AND
            BARRICADED.
 
0233 PM     FLOOD            DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
03/08/2009                   DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            FAIRVIEW AT MAPLE AND PRARIE - CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.
            WEBSTER CREEK OUT OF ITS BANKS. SOME BASEMENT FLOODING IS
            OCCURING.
 
0232 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GRANT PARK              41.24N 87.64W
03/08/2009                  KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            LARGE TREE DOWN. E50 MPH WINDS.
 
0220 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NW MOMENCE            41.20N 87.72W
03/08/2009                   KANKAKEE           IL   LAW ENFORCEMENT
 
            SHED DESTROYED NEAR 7500E AND 5000N
 
0220 PM     FLOOD            DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
03/08/2009                   DUPAGE             IL   EMERGENCY MNGR
 
            63 RD STREET EAST OF WOODWARD - 5 INCHES STANDING WATER.
 
0217 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 S WILMINGTON          41.28N 88.16W
03/08/2009 M43.00 MPH       WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0214 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009                   KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            POWER LINES DOWN IN THE CITY OF KANKAKEE AT 2100 W.
            CALISTA.
 
0214 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BRADLEY                 41.15N 87.86W
03/08/2009                   KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            POWER LINES DOWN AT NORTH ST.
 
0212 PM     TSTM WND GST     KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009 E60.00 MPH       KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            S OF KANKAKEE AT MILE MARKER 303.
 
0211 PM     TSTM WND GST     KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009 E59.00 MPH       KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            S OF KANKAKEE ON I-57 AT MILE MARKER 308.
 
0211 PM     HAIL             KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009 E0.88 INCH       KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            S OF KANKAKEE ON I-57 AT MILE MARKER 308.
 
0209 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KENTLAND                40.77N 87.45W
03/08/2009                   NEWTON             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
 
            TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES DOWN.
 
0208 PM     FLOOD            PEOTONE                 41.33N 87.80W
03/08/2009                   WILL               IL   AIRPLANE PILOT
 
            FLOODING ON RURAL ROADS OUTSIDE OF TOWN. 8 TO 10 INCHES
            OF STANDING WATER ON JOLIET RD 1/2 MILE EAST OF I-57.
            NORTH PEOTONE RD- 1/4 MILE WEST OF HARLEM- WITH 4 TO 5
            INCHES OF WATER. WILL COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS FLOODED.
 
0205 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST CRESCENT CITY           40.77N 87.86W
03/08/2009 M52.00 MPH       IROQUOIS           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0205 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE EARL PARK          40.67N 87.39W
03/08/2009                   BENTON             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR
 
            SEMI TRUCK BLOWN OVER AT US41 AND US52. TIME 305 PM EDT.
 
0200 PM     HEAVY RAIN       OAK BROOK               41.84N 87.95W
03/08/2009 M3.35 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   CO-OP OBSERVER
 
            STORM TOTAL THROUGH 2 PM.
 
0155 PM     HEAVY RAIN       DE KALB                 41.93N 88.75W
03/08/2009 M2.12 INCH       DEKALB             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            30 HOUR TOTAL.
 
0155 PM     FLOOD            CAROL STREAM            41.92N 88.13W
03/08/2009                   DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            2.82 INCHES STORM TOTAL. KLEIN CREEK OVER ITS BANK -
            STREET FLOODING BEGINNING.
 
0150 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG KANKAKEE                41.12N 87.86W
03/08/2009                   KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            IL-113 AND TOWER RD - BRANCHES DOWN. WINDS EST 35-45 MPH.
 
 
0140 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST PONTIAC                 40.88N 88.64W
03/08/2009 E45.00 MPH       LIVINGSTON         IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            SUSTAINED WINDS AT 30-35 MPH
 
0140 PM     FLOOD            WHEATON                 41.86N 88.11W
03/08/2009                   DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            MAIN ST NORTH OF IL38 -ROOSEVELT RD-
 
0138 PM     FLOOD            HOMER GLEN              41.62N 87.94W
03/08/2009                   WILL               IL   LAW ENFORCEMENT
 
            STREET FLOODING AT 135TH STREET AND ARCHER - ROAD ALMOST
            IMPASSABLE.
 
0138 PM     HAIL             CREST HILL              41.57N 88.11W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       WILL               IL   PUBLIC
 
            PEA TO PEBBLE SIZED HAIL AT US30 AND PLAINFIELD RD.
 
0136 PM     HAIL             2 N JOLIET              41.56N 88.12W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       WILL               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER
 
            PEA SIZED HAIL - WEST OF THOEDORE AND LAKRIN STREETS.
 
0130 PM     HEAVY RAIN       CREST HILL              41.57N 88.11W
03/08/2009 M3.09 INCH       WILL               IL   PUBLIC
 
            STORM TOTAL THROUGH 130 PM.
 
0110 PM     FLOOD            JOLIET                  41.53N 88.12W
03/08/2009                   WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            AT WHITTER AND GLENWOOD - 9 INCHES OF STANDING WATER.
 
0109 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 SW PONTIAC            40.84N 88.70W
03/08/2009                   LIVINGSTON         IL   LAW ENFORCEMENT
 
            HORSE SHED AND ANOTHER SHED BLOWN DOWN. NUMEROUS TREES
            BLOWN DOWN. REPORTED 1 MILE WEST OF REST AREA ON
            INTERSTATE 55. CROSS ROADS 1500N AND 1200E.
 
0100 PM     HEAVY RAIN       2 WSW ELK GROVE VILLAGE 41.99N 88.03W
03/08/2009 M2.28 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            30 HOUR TOTAL. SOME STREET FLOODING.
 
1250 PM     HEAVY RAIN       CAROL STREAM            41.92N 88.13W
03/08/2009 M2.35 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            STORM TOTAL RAINFALL SO FAR. 0.60 INCHES IN PAST 2 AND A
            HALF HOURS. COCORAHS OBSERVER.
 
1245 PM     HAIL             LOMBARD                 41.87N 88.01W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            PEBBLE SIZED HAIL REPORETD.
 
1121 AM     FLOOD            SYCAMORE                41.98N 88.70W
03/08/2009                   DEKALB             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            SOUTH BRANCH OF THE KISHWAUKEE RIVER IS BEGINNING TO FLOW
            OUT OF ITS BANKS BUT DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE AFFECTING ANY
            HOMES AT THIS TIME.
 
1100 AM     HAIL             GLEN ELLYN              41.87N 88.06W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   PUBLIC
 
1055 AM     HAIL             WHEATON                 41.86N 88.11W
03/08/2009 E0.50 INCH       DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
1037 AM     HAIL             OSWEGO                  41.70N 88.33W
03/08/2009 E0.50 INCH       KENDALL            IL   PUBLIC
 
            DURATION, 1 MINUTE.
 
1030 AM     HAIL             OSWEGO                  41.70N 88.33W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       KENDALL            IL   PUBLIC
 
1028 AM     HAIL             YORKVILLE               41.64N 88.45W
03/08/2009 M0.25 INCH       KENDALL            IL   CO-OP OBSERVER
 
0953 AM     HAIL             OTTAWA                  41.35N 88.84W
03/08/2009 E0.25 INCH       LA SALLE           IL   EMERGENCY MNGR
 
0950 AM     HAIL             1 NW MARSEILLES         41.34N 88.70W
03/08/2009 M0.25 INCH       LA SALLE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
0950 AM     HAIL             1 N OTTAWA              41.36N 88.84W
03/08/2009 E0.50 INCH       LA SALLE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            REPORTED BY COCORAHS OBSERVER
 
0902 AM     HAIL             TINLEY PARK             41.57N 87.80W
03/08/2009 M0.75 INCH       COOK               IL   EMERGENCY MNGR
 
0845 AM     HEAVY RAIN       2 NE NORTH AURORA       41.82N 88.30W
03/08/2009 M1.63 INCH       KANE               IL   MESONET
 
            COCORAHS REPORT
 
0815 AM     HEAVY RAIN       5 NNE POLO              42.05N 89.54W
03/08/2009 M2.13 INCH       OGLE               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER
 
            36 HOUR TOTAL.
 
0815 AM     HEAVY RAIN       PEOTONE                 41.33N 87.80W
03/08/2009 M2.10 INCH       WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            30 HOUR TOTAL. MINOR FIELD AND RURAL ROAD FLOODING.
 
0815 AM     HEAVY RAIN       YORKVILLE               41.64N 88.45W
03/08/2009 M2.50 INCH       KENDALL            IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            24 HOUR TOTAL.
 
0745 AM     HEAVY RAIN       BERWYN                  41.84N 87.79W
03/08/2009 M2.24 INCH       COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER
 
            24 HOUR TOTAL.
 
0517 AM     FLOOD            5 ESE CALUMET CITY      41.57N 87.46W
03/08/2009                   LAKE               IN   BROADCAST MEDIA
 
            HIGH STANDING WATER ON BOTH SIDES OF I80/94 AT KENNEDY
            AVE. RELAYED BY WBBM.
 
0420 AM     FLOOD            3 NW CHICAGO            41.92N 87.66W
03/08/2009                   COOK               IL   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
 
            VIADUCT BRIEFLY CLOSED AT 1800 N. ASHLAND
 
0404 AM     FLOOD            5 NE BLUE ISLAND        41.71N 87.61W
03/08/2009                   COOK               IL   BROADCAST MEDIA
 
            HIGH STANDING WATER ACROSS ALL LANES ON THE BISHOP FORD
            FREEWAY AT COTTAGE GROVE AVE. RELAYED BY WBBM.
 
 
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