Dangerous Storm Heading for the NWS in Chicago IL…

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
740 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
SOUTHEASTERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
NORTHEASTERN KENDALL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…
NORTHWESTERN WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS…

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 736 PM CDT…ANOTHER A LARGE AND VERY DANGEROUS SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SUGAR GROVE…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
NORTH AURORA AND BATAVIA AROUND 745 PM CDT.
AURORA AND MONTGOMERY AROUND 750 PM CDT.
WARRENVILLE AROUND 755 PM CDT.
NAPERVILLE AROUND 800 PM CDT.
LISLE AROUND 805 PM CDT.
BOLINGBROOK AND ROMEOVILLE AROUND 810 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BOULDER HILL.

I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 114 AND 137.
I-55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 259 AND 273.
I-355 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 29.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM. PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR VERY LARGE
DESTRUCTIVE HAIL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE. PEOPLE
OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY
FROM WINDOWS. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER…SUCH AS IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM…A BATHROOM OR CLOSET…OR BASEMENT.

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