Severe thunderstorms racing east across northern Illinois toward the Chicago Metro area…Severe thunderstorm warning just issued for portions of Lee, Ogle Boone, Winnebago, and DeKalb counties- valid until 4:30 pm CST

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
320 PM CST TUE NOV 10 2020

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN LEE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN OGLE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  DE KALB COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 430 PM CST.

* AT 319 PM CST, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR GERMAN VALLEY TO NEAR MOUNT MORRIS TO NEAR
  WALNUT, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 65 MPH.

  HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKFORD, DEKALB, BELVIDERE, LOVES PARK, MACHESNEY PARK, SYCAMORE,
  ROSCOE, ROCHELLE, SOUTH BELOIT, ROCKTON, POPLAR GROVE, GENOA,
  SHABBONA, ROCKFORD AIRPORT, CANDLEWICK LAKE, CORTLAND, CHERRY
  VALLEY, WINNEBAGO, DAVIS JUNCTION AND PECATONICA.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 78 AND 123.
 I-88 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 71 AND 100.
 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...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CST FOR NORTH CENTRAL
AND NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

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

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