554  
WWUS83 KLOT 220516  
SPSLOT  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL  
1216 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
ILZ023-033-INZ010-019-220530-  
KANKAKEE IL-IROQUOIS IL-NEWTON IN-BENTON IN-  
1216 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN KANKAKEE
 
 
IROQUOIS...SOUTHWESTERN NEWTON AND WESTERN BENTON COUNTIES UNTIL 1230  
AM CDT/130 AM EDT/...  
 
AT 1216 AM CDT/116 AM EDT/, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR AROMA PARK TO 7 MILES  
NORTH OF WATSEKA TO NEAR ONARGA. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BRADLEY, WATSEKA, MOMENCE, KENTLAND, MOROCCO, STOCKLAND, DUNNINGTON,  
CLAYTONVILLE, ENOS, FREELAND PARK, PERKINS, BEAVER CITY, RAUB,  
ONARGA, MILFORD, ST. ANNE, SHELDON, BROOK, AROMA PARK AND HOPKINS  
PARK.  
 
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...  
I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 276 AND 282.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT/300 AM  
EDT/ FOR NORTHEASTERN AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN  
INDIANA.  
 
LAT...LON 4049 8753 4049 8764 4068 8810 4090 8776  
4122 8785 4107 8735 4074 8733 4048 8751  
4048 8753  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0516Z 298DEG 46KT 4113 8776 4088 8770 4068 8798  
 

 
 
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