Approaching cold front triggering gusty thunderstorms across portions of McHenry and Lake County IL, valid through 2:15 pm CDT

Weather
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
140 PM CDT SUN AUG 29 2021

ILZ005-006-291915-
LAKE IL-MCHENRY IL-
140 PM CDT SUN AUG 29 2021

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF LAKE AND SOUTHEASTERN
MCHENRY COUNTIES THROUGH 215 PM CDT...

AT 140 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO GAGES LAKE TO LAKE IN THE
HILLS. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND 
         UNSECURED OBJECTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WAUKEGAN, BUFFALO GROVE, CRYSTAL LAKE, NORTH CHICAGO, GURNEE,
MUNDELEIN, ALGONQUIN, HIGHLAND PARK, LAKE IN THE HILLS, ROUND LAKE
BEACH, MCHENRY, VERNON HILLS, ZION, HUNTLEY, GRAYSLAKE, LIBERTYVILLE,
LAKE ZURICH, LAKE FOREST, ROUND LAKE AND ANTIOCH.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 24.
 I-294 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 24.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING. 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

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