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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
500 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

ILZ003>005-008-010-011-032300-
BOONE IL-OGLE IL-WINNEBAGO IL-LEE IL-MCHENRY IL-DE KALB IL-
500 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR DE KALB...SOUTHERN BOONE...
SOUTHWESTERN MCHENRY...EASTERN OGLE...SOUTHEASTERN WINNEBAGO AND
NORTHEASTERN LEE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM CDT...

AT 459 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ROCKFORD AIRPORT TO 6
MILES NORTH OF HILLCREST TO ROCHELLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKFORD...            SYCAMORE...            ROCHELLE...
GENOA...               ROCKFORD AIRPORT...    DE KALB...
DEKALB...              CORTLAND...            BYRON...
CHERRY VALLEY...       KIRKLAND...            HILLCREST...
MALTA...               KINGSTON...            STILLMAN VALLEY...
FRANKLIN GROVE...      ASHTON...              DAVIS JUNCTION...
CRESTON...             STEWARD...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 92 AND 121.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 64 AND 100.
 I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 43 AND 51.

THIS INCLUDES... NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4223 8861 4182 8861 4183 8932 4223 8928
TIME...MOT...LOC 2159Z 275DEG 20KT 4222 8907 4205 8905 4190 8905

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RODRIGUEZ



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