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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Cook and Will Counties expired

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Update 1:35PM CDT...

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
portions of Cook and Will Counties 
has expired.
The National Weather Service 
in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Western Will County in northeastern
 Illinois...  South central Cook 
County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 130 PM CDT

* At 110 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm
  was located over Elwood, or   near
 Channahon, moving northeast at 55 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...
  Joliet, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Romeoville, Lockport,
  New Lenox, Homer Glen, Alsip, Mokena, Frankfort, Lemont,
  Midlothian, Justice, Worth, Willow Springs, Ingalls Park, Oak
  Forest, Palos Hills and Chicago Ridge.

Including the following interstates...
 I-55 between mile markers 243 and 245.
 I-80 between mile markers 130 and 147.
 I-355 between mile markers 1 and 11.

This includes...  University of St. Francis, Chicagoland Speedway...
Route 66 Raceway, Joliet Slammers Baseball, Lewis University, and
Moraine Valley Community College.
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