A severe thunderstorm warning has now been issued for portions of Grundy, Kane, and Kendall counties; valid until 8:00 pm CDT

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
638 PM CDT TUE AUG 10 2021

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  KENDALL COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  NORTHERN GRUNDY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT.

* AT 638 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR WATERMAN TO NEAR MARSEILLES, MOVING EAST AT 30
  MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AURORA, JOLIET, PLAINFIELD, OSWEGO, WEST CHICAGO, BATAVIA, GENEVA,
  YORKVILLE, MORRIS, CHANNAHON, MINOOKA, PLANO, SANDWICH, MONTGOMERY,
  NORTH AURORA, SUGAR GROVE, BOULDER HILL, ELBURN, NEWARK AND BIG
  ROCK.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 104 AND 122.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 102 AND 120.

THIS INCLUDES...  AURORA UNIVERSITY, FERMILAB, GEBHARD WOODS STATE
PARK, GRUNDY COUNTY SPEEDWAY AND FAIRGROUNDS, IL MATH AND SCIENCE
ACADEMY, AND WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

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