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Lockport Police Department
Wednesday June 14th, 2017 :: 05:07 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:45PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Kendall County in northeastern Illinois... Northwestern Will County in northeastern Illinois... Southern Kane County in northeastern Illinois... DuPage County in northeastern Illinois... Central Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 545 PM CDT

* At 502 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Sugar Grove to Shorewood, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts, and hail to the size of pennies. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, Naperville, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Bolingbrook, Palatine, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Mount Prospect, Wheaton, Hoffman Estates, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard, Carol Stream and Romeoville. The RiverEdge Park, and Elmhurst Block to Block Party should seek safe shelter! Including the following interstates... I-55 between mile markers 244 and 285. I-80 between mile markers 122 and 140. I-88 between mile markers 109 and 140. I-290 between mile markers 1 and 20. I-355 between mile markers 1 and 30. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH OEMC zones...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING. 8...9...and 10.

* AFFECTED AREAS: COOK ... DUPAGE ... KANE ... KENDALL ... WILL

Instructions:

These storms are producing destructive winds and have a history of trees and power lines down. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows!

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Address/Location
Lockport Police Department
1212 South Farrell Road
Lockport, IL 60441

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-838-2132

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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