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Village of Willowbrook
Saturday May 18th, 2019 :: 01:56 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 02:15PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central DuPage County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 215 PM CDT.

* At 151 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Naperville, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Aurora, Naperville, Wheaton, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Lombard, Carol Stream, Addison, Glen Ellyn, Westmont, Lisle, Villa Park, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Oak Brook, York Center, Woodridge, Darien, Bensenville and Warrenville. Including the following interstates... I-88 between mile markers 121 and 139. I-290 between mile markers 11 and 15. I-355 between mile markers 17 and 28. This includes... Benedictine University, College of DuPage, DuPage County Fairgrounds, Morton Arboretum, Wheaton College, and North Central College.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DUPAGE, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Damaging winds and frequent 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.

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Address/Location
Village of Willowbrook
7760 S Quincy St
Willowbrook, IL 60527

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 630-325-2808

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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