New tornado warning issued for portions of DeKalb and Kane counties; valid until 7:00 pm CDT

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
609 PM CDT MON AUG 9 2021

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  WEST CENTRAL KANE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT.

* AT 608 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A 
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER SYCAMORE, MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. TRAINED 
  WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORT A ROTATING WALL CLOUD WITH THIS STORM. 

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT 
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. 
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE 
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MAPLE PARK AROUND 625 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
LILY LAKE, CAMPTON HILLS AND ELBURN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A
MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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