Severe thunderstorm warning for Winnebago and portions of Boone County until 8:15 pm

Severe thunderstorm warning

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
710 PM CDT WED JUN 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Winnebago County in north central Illinois…
Northwestern Boone County in north central Illinois…

* Until 815 PM CDT

* At 710 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Evansville to Freeport, moving east at 40 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Rockford, Belvidere, Loves Park, Machesney Park, South Beloit,
Rockton, Roscoe, Poplar Grove, Cherry Valley, Winnebago,
Pecatonica, Durand, Timberlane, Caledonia and Lake Summerset.

Including the following interstates…
I-39 between mile markers 121 and 123.
I-90 between mile markers 1 and 2, and between mile markers 59 and
76.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.