Severe thunderstorm warning for Lake County IL until 9:45pm

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Lake County in northeastern Illinois…

* Until 945 PM CDT

* At 835 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Channel Lake to Ringwood to Woodstock, moving
east at 55 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling,
Northbrook, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, Highland Park, Vernon
Hills, Zion, Grayslake, Libertyville, Lake Zurich, Lake Forest,
Round Lake, Deerfield, Antioch and Beach Park.

Including the following interstates…
I-94 between mile markers 1 and 26.
I-294 between mile markers 1 and 26.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


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