Update 9:30PM CDT…

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The affected areas were...

  Nearshore Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Calumet Harbor...
  Nearshore Waters from Calumet Harbor to Michigan City...
  Open Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City out to Mid
Lake...

The showers have weakened and no longer pose a significant threat to
boaters.
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Update 8:55PM CDT…

..A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT...

For the following areas...

  Nearshore Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Calumet Harbor...
  Nearshore Waters from Calumet Harbor to Michigan City...
  Open Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City out to Mid
Lake...

At 848 PM CDT, gusty showers were located along a line extending
from near St. Joseph to 7 nm northeast of Burns Harbor to 6 nm
southwest of Hammond Marina, moving southeast at 30 knots.

HAZARD...Wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

SOURCE...Indicated by radar and buoy observations.

IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
         suddenly higher waves.

Locations impacted include...
Harrison-Dever Crib, Wilmette Harbor, 31st Street Harbor, Monroe
Harbor, Burns Harbor, Calumet Harbor, Michigan City, Indiana Harbor,
Montrose Harbor, Burnham Harbor, Hammond Marina and Jackson Park
Harbor.
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Update 8:05PM CDT…

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT...

For the following areas...

  Nearshore Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Calumet Harbor...
  Nearshore Waters from Calumet Harbor to Michigan City...
  Open Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City out to Mid
Lake...

At 803 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 19 nm west of South Haven Light to 18 nm northeast of
Harrison-Dever Crib to near Ohare Airport, moving southeast at 40
knots. The Winthrop Harbor buoy gusted to 37 knots at 720 PM with
these storms.

HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

SOURCE...Buoy.

IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
         suddenly higher waves.

Locations impacted include...
Harrison-Dever Crib, Wilmette Harbor, 31st Street Harbor, Monroe
Harbor, Burns Harbor, Calumet Harbor, Michigan City, Indiana Harbor,
Montrose Harbor, Burnham Harbor, Hammond Marina and Jackson Park
Harbor.
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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Special Marine Warning for...

  Nearshore Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Calumet Harbor...
  Nearshore Waters from Calumet Harbor to Michigan City...
  Open Waters from Wilmette Harbor to Michigan City out to Mid
Lake...

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 709 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from 21 nm east of Wind Pt. to Winthrop Harbor to near
  McHenry, moving southeast at 40 knots.

  HAZARD...Wind gusts to 40 knots.

  SOURCE...Public reports and surface observations.

  IMPACT...Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
           suddenly higher waves.

* Locations impacted include...
  Harrison-Dever Crib, Wilmette Harbor, 31st Street Harbor, Monroe
  Harbor, Burns Harbor, Calumet Harbor, Michigan City, Indiana
  Harbor, Montrose Harbor, Burnham Harbor, Hammond Marina and Jackson
  Park Harbor.