New severe thunderstorm warning just issued for portions of Will, Kane, and DuPage counties; valid until 10:30 am

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
925 AM CDT WED AUG 11 2021

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WILL COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  CENTRAL KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
  DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT.

* AT 924 AM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR YORKVILLE,
  MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

  HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING 
           WIND DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES! 

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO 
           MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  AURORA, JOLIET, NAPERVILLE, BOLINGBROOK, WHEATON, DOWNERS GROVE,
  ELMHURST, LOMBARD, BARTLETT, CAROL STREAM, ROMEOVILLE, PLAINFIELD,
  HANOVER PARK, ADDISON, GLENDALE HEIGHTS, ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ST.
  CHARLES, WOODRIDGE, GLEN ELLYN AND WEST CHICAGO.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 235 AND 276.
 I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 123 AND 142.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 102 AND 107, AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 121
AND 140.
 I-290 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 5 AND 15.
 I-355 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7, AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND
30.

THIS INCLUDES...  ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY, UNIVERSITY OF ST.
FRANCIS, BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY, CHANNAHON STATE PARK, CHICAGOLAND
SPEEDWAY...ROUTE 66 RACEWAY, COLLEGE OF DUPAGE, DUPAGE COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS, FERMILAB, JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE, JOLIET SLAMMERS
BASEBALL, KANE COUNTY COUGARS BALLPARK, LEWIS UNIVERSITY, MORTON
ARBORETUM, WHEATON COLLEGE, AND NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

 

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH

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