Strong thunderstorms moving across parts of extreme NE Illinois.

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At 4 PM CDT, strong thunderstorms continued to move east across northern Du Page, northern Cook, and Lake counties.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN DUPAGE AND NORTHWESTERN
COOK COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM CDT…

At 357 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Roselle, moving east at 40 to 45 mph.

Winds up to 40 to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Far northwest Chicago, Schaumburg, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Oak
Park, Elmhurst, Lombard, Carol Stream, Park Ridge, Addison, Glen
Ellyn, West Chicago, Maywood, Morton Grove, Roselle, Villa Park,
Franklin Park, Forest Park, River Forest and Harwood Heights.

Including the following interstates…
I-290 between mile markers 3 and 15, and between mile markers 21 and
22.
I-355 between mile markers 27 and 30.

This includes…  Schaumburg Boomers Baseball and Triton College.

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A Marine Weather Statement has been issued for the following areas…
NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND…
OPEN WATERS FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY OUT TO MID
LAKE…

At 318 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms, capable
of producing winds to around 30 knots. These thunderstorms were
located along a line extending from 11 nm northwest of Pleasant
Prairie to 24 nm southwest of Winthrop Harbor to 40 nm west of
Montrose Harbor, moving east at 30 knots.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Mariners can expect gusty winds to around 30 knots, locally higher
waves, and lightning strikes. Boaters should seek safe harbor
immediately until these storms pass.

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Severe thunderstorm watch #443  remains in effect until 9 PM CDT.

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