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Lockport Police Department
Tuesday September 25th, 2018 :: 05:01 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Kendall County in northeastern Illinois... Lake County in northeastern Illinois... Northern Will County in northeastern Illinois... Kane County in northeastern Illinois... Southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois... DuPage County in northeastern Illinois... Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 600 PM CDT

* At 448 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Woodstock to near Elgin to near Serena, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, Naperville, Elgin, Waukegan, Cicero, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Schaumburg, Bolingbrook, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Mount Prospect and Wheaton. This includes... US Cellular Field...Wrigley Field, The Loop, Museum Campus, Northerly Island, and other venues across the Chicago Metro Area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DUPAGE, IL ... COOK, IL ... KANE, IL ... MCHENRY, IL ... LAKE, IL ... WILL, IL ... KENDALL, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across the area. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms may cause serious injury and significant property damage.

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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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