Strong thunderstorms heading through the south portions of the Chicago area- Winds to 50 mph possible

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1006 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

ILZ014-022-023-INZ001-010-290400-
COOK IL-WILL IL-KANKAKEE IL-NEWTON IN-LAKE IN-
1006 PM CDT TUE AUG 28 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WILL...NORTHEASTERN
KANKAKEE...SOUTHEASTERN COOK...NORTHERN NEWTON AND LAKE COUNTIES
UNTIL 1100 PM CDT...

AT 1005 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS 
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HINSDALE TO NEAR MOKENA TO 5 MILES 
WEST OF BOURBONNAIS. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.



LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAMMOND, GARY, ORLAND PARK, TINLEY PARK, OAK LAWN, CALUMET CITY,
PORTAGE, MERRILLVILLE, CHICAGO HEIGHTS, EAST CHICAGO, SCHERERVILLE,
HOBART, LANSING, KANKAKEE, CROWN POINT, HIGHLAND, BLUE ISLAND,
MUNSTER, DOLTON AND PARK FOREST.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 312 AND 358.
 I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 148 AND 155.
 I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 63 AND 74.
 I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 63 AND 74.
 INDIANA I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 15.
 INDIANA I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 21.
 INDIANA I-94 NEAR MILE MARKER 16.
 INDIANA I-65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 233 AND 261.

THIS INCLUDES...  INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST, PURDUE UNIVERSITY
CALUMET, WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL, FIRST MIDWEST BANK
AMPHITHEATRE, GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY, ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY,
LAKE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, OLIVET NAZARINE UNIVERSITY, PRAIRIE STATE
COLLEGE, SOUTH SHORE RAIL CATS BASEBALL, SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE, AND
WILL COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA.
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