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Lockport Police Department
Wednesday June 26th, 2019 :: 07:35 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:00PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

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

* Until 800 PM CDT.

* At 734 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Naperville, moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Aurora, Naperville, Bolingbrook, Downers Grove, Romeoville, Plainfield, Westmont, Lisle, Hinsdale, Lemont, Burr Ridge, Willow Springs, Woodridge, Darien, Warrenville, Countryside, Indian Head Park, Hodgkins and Willowbrook. Including the following interstates... I-55 between mile markers 263 and 278. I-88 between mile markers 121 and 125. I-355 between mile markers 8 and 18. This includes... Argonne National Laboratory, Benedictine University, and North Central College.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DUPAGE, IL ... COOK, IL ... WILL, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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