Strong t-storms, packing gusty winds, hail and heavy rainfall moving through portions of Kankakee, Ford and Iroquois counties

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
921 PM CDT THU MAY 14 2020

ILZ023-033-039-150245-
IROQUOIS IL-KANKAKEE IL-FORD IL-
921 PM CDT THU MAY 14 2020

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN KANKAKEE...NORTH
CENTRAL FORD AND NORTHWESTERN IROQUOIS COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM CDT...

AT 920 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
HERSCHER, OR 15 MILES EAST OF DWIGHT, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KANKAKEE, BOURBONNAIS, BRADLEY, HERSCHER, CLIFTON, CHEBANSE,
BONFIELD, BUCKINGHAM, CABERY, KEMPTON, REDDICK, IRWIN AND UNION HILL.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATE...
 I-57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 296 AND 308.

THIS INCLUDES...  KANKAKEE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND SPEEDWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.

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