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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Sunday February 24th, 2019 :: 04:34 p.m. CST

Alert

High Wind Warning until 09:00PM

* TIMING...Very strong west winds persist into the evening.

* WINDS...Sustained west winds 35 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 60 mph into this evening, gradually diminishing overnight.

* IMPACTS...Difficult travel, especially for high profile vehicles on north to south roads. Unsecured objects outdoors blown around. Tree limb damage and sporadic power outages possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: OGLE ... WINNEBAGO ... NEWTON ... LA SALLE ... KENDALL ... BENTON ... MCHENRY ... FORD ... BOONE ... KANE ... COOK ... DUPAGE ... LAKE ... LAKE ... KANKAKEE ... PORTER ... WILL ... GRUNDY ... DE KALB ... IROQUOIS ... LIVINGSTON ... JASPER ... LEE

Instructions:

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

Address/Location
Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
844 W Lincoln St
Pontiac, IL 61764

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-844-0911

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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