Tornado warning issued for portions of Winnebago and Boone counties; valid until 4:30 pm CDT

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE
346 PM CDT MON AUG 9 2021

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT.

* AT 346 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
  WAS LOCATED OVER CHERRY VALLEY, OR NEAR BELVIDERE, MOVING EAST AT
  10 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT 
           SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. 
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE 
           DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  BELVIDERE AROUND 350 PM CDT.

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
 I-39 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 121 AND 123.
 I-90 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 16 AND 29.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A
MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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