Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portions of Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties, valid until 10:30 am CDT

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE 935 AM CDT WED AUG 11 2021

 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...   EASTERN OGLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...   NORTHERN DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...   WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...   BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 1030 AM CDT. 

* AT 935 AM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER DAVIS   JUNCTION, OR NEAR ROCKFORD AIRPORT, MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.   HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. A 60 MPH WIND GUST WAS MEASURED AT             ROCKFORD AIRPORT, AND 52 MPH GUST WAS MEASURED IN             ROCHELLE. THE WINDS MAY LAST LONGER THAN 30 MINUTES!    SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.   IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * 

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...   ROCKFORD, DEKALB, BELVIDERE, LOVES PARK, MACHESNEY PARK, SYCAMORE,   ROSCOE, ROCHELLE, SOUTH BELOIT, ROCKTON, POPLAR GROVE, GENOA,   BYRON, ROCKFORD AIRPORT, CANDLEWICK LAKE, CORTLAND, CHERRY VALLEY,   WINNEBAGO, DAVIS JUNCTION AND PECATONICA. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...  I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 97 AND 123.  I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 75 AND 98.  I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 31. THIS INCLUDES...  NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, ROCK CUT STATE PARK, ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE, ROCKFORD RIVETS BASEBALL, ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY, AND WINNEBAGO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. 

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

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