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INZ003-280500-
LA PORTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE
1150 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED BY THE INDIANA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR LA PORTE COUNTY IN
INDIANA...AND IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT.

OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN THE ORANGE OR UNHEALTHY
FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS RANGE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE
VISIT THE IDEM SMOG WATCH WEB SITE AT WWW.IN.GOV/APPS/IDEM/SMOG/
OR THE EPA AIRNOW WEB SITE AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV AND CLICK ON INDIANA.

$$

ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-280500-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
924 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN
AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE DECLARED FOR THE GREATER CHICAGO
METROPOLITAN AREA AND IS IN EFFECT FOR TODAY.

AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY IS DECLARED WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SUCH THAT WIDESPREAD OZONE AND OR PARTICULATE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO
BE AT OR ABOVE THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS CATEGORY OF THE
AIR QUALITY INDEX.

ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS ESPECIALLY PEOPLE WITH PULMONARY OR
RESPIRATORY DISEASE SUCH AS ASTHMA SHOULD LIMIT PROLONGED OUTDOOR
ACTIVITY.

PARTICIPANTS IN THE...PARTNERS FOR CLEAN AIR PROGRAM...ARE REQUESTED
TO INITIATE THEIR ACTIVITIES. RESIDENTS ARE ALSO URGED TO REDUCE
POLLUTION LEVELS. AQI FORECAST AND TIPS ON HOW YOU CAN REDUCED YOUR
EMISSIONS CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.CLEANTHEAIR.ORG.

INFORMATION AND AQI LEVELS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.EPA.STATE.IL.US
AND AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV. MEDIA CONTACT...217 558 1536.

$$

INZ001-002-280500-
LAKE IN-PORTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO
924 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY HAS BEEN FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST INDIANA
FOR TODAY.

OZONE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE ORANGE OR UNHEALTHY FOR
SENSITIVE GROUPS RANGE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT
THE IDEM SMOG WATCH WEB SITE AT WWW.IN.GOV/APPS/IDEM/SMOG/ OR THE
EPA AIRNOW WEB SITE AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV AND CLICK ON INDIANA.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
310 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-281100-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-CLARK-CLAY-COLES-CRAWFORD-CUMBERLAND-
DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-EFFINGHAM-FULTON-JASPER-KNOX-LAWRENCE-LOGAN-
MACON-MARSHALL-MASON-MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-PEORIA-PIATT-
RICHLAND-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-STARK-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-
WOODFORD-
310 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SOUTH
CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...HOWEVER SEVERE WEATHER
IS NOT EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. WHILE WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...A FEW
OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
FROM TIME TO TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

BARNES

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
346 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>025-029>038-282000-
ORANGE-WASHINGTON-SCOTT-JEFFERSON-DUBOIS-CRAWFORD-PERRY-HARRISON-
FLOYD-CLARK-HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE-BULLITT-OLDHAM-TRIMBLE-HENRY-
SHELBY-FRANKLIN-SPENCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...
JASPER...ENGLISH...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...
JEFFERSONVILLE...LEWISPORT...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...
BRANDENBURG...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...BEDFORD...
MILTON...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE
346 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016 /246 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA.
THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...WHICH WILL RESULT IN
LOCALIZED FLOODING. ANY STORM WILL ALSO BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY AS A
STATIONARY FRONT LINGERS ACROSS THE REGION. ANY STORM WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS. AREAS
THAT SEE REPEATED EPISODES OF RAINFALL MAY EXPERIENCE LOCALIZED
FLOODING LATER IN THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL TOTALS AND ANY FLOODING.

$$

RAS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1109 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

ILZ003>006-008-010>014-019>023-032-033-039-INZ001-002-010-011-019-
281615-
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-
DUPAGE-COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-
IROQUOIS-FORD-LAKE INDIANA-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
1109 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016 /1209 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.

DISCUSSION:

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK
  MODERATE SWIM RISK.
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK
TUESDAY...
  LIMITED THUNDERSTORM RISK.
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE HEAT RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NECESSARY THROUGH TONIGHT.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

&&

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
457 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-281000-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
457 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA TONIGHT.
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AND THE MAIN STORM THREATS WILL BE
LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE
WEATHER APPEARS TO BE LOW AT THIS TIME.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES START TO INCREASE AGAIN FROM SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY. IT IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE THE SEVERE WEATHER
POTENTIAL FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

DLS/12

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
543 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

INZ021-030-031-037>042-047>049-280945-
CARROLL-CLINTON-HOWARD-BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-
RANDOLPH-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRANKFORT...KOKOMO...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...
INDIANAPOLIS
543 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT.

HAZARDS: LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

TIMING: AFTER 8 PM.

DISCUSSION: A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY INTERACTING WITH AN UPPER
WAVE WILL BRING THE THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS BACK TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK: THERE ARE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH SUNDAY. AT
THIS TIME THERE IS NOT A THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE STORMS.
HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING...ALONG WITH LIGHTNING...WILL BE
THE MAIN THREATS.

DISCUSSION: A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND APPROACHING UPPER
TROUGH WILL BRING CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA THROUGH
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
543 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

INZ028-029-035-036-043>046-051>057-060>065-067>072-280945-
WARREN-TIPPECANOE-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-VERMILLION-PARKE-PUTNAM-
HENDRICKS-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-
MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-
JACKSON-JENNINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...CRAWFORDSVILLE...TERRE HAUTE...
SHELBYVILLE...BLOOMINGTON...COLUMBUS...VINCENNES...BEDFORD...SEYMOUR
543 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDS: REDUCED VISIBILITIES FROM FOG. LIGHTNING AND HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM THUNDERSTORMS.

TIMING: PATCHY FOG THROUGH 9 AM. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH
OF I-70 TODAY AND TONIGHT. CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND NORTH
OF I-70 TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION: A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL KEEP THE THREAT FOR
THUNDERSTORMS AROUND TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK: THERE ARE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH SUNDAY. AT
THIS TIME THERE IS NOT A THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE STORMS.
HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED FLOODING...ALONG WITH LIGHTNING...WILL BE
THE MAIN THREATS.

DISCUSSION: A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND APPROACHING UPPER
TROUGH WILL BRING CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA THROUGH
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-281000-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
353 AM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. PLEASE REFER TO
THE SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR DETAILS.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING. AN INCREASE
IN COVERAGE IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHERN
HALF OF THE REGION. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND LIGHTNING WILL BE
THE PRIMARY CONCERNS.

A FEW LOCATIONS MAINLY IN THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE AREA MAY SEE
HEAT INDEX VALUES TOP OUT RIGHT AT 100 DEGREES AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME QUITE WIDESPREAD TONIGHT.
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE MORE WIDESPREAD...ESPECIALLY OVER WEST
KENTUCKY. SOME FLOODING ISSUES MAY DEVELOP IN LOCATIONS THAT
EXPERIENCE HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE EAST OUT OF THE
REGION THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY. HEAVY RAINFALL AND SOME FLOODING
ISSUES WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY OVER WEST KENTUCKY.

CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST EACH DAY FROM FRIDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE
PRIMARY CONCERNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...BUT ANY REPORTS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL OR FLOODING ISSUES WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

$$

DRS

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