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Lockport Police Department
Monday May 27th, 2019 :: 02:13 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 02:45PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Will County in northeastern Illinois... Southeastern Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 245 PM CDT.

* At 206 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Romeoville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and hail up to two inches in diameter. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Lockport and New Lenox around 215 PM CDT. Lemont and Goodings Grove around 220 PM CDT. Homer Glen around 225 PM CDT. Orland Park around 230 PM CDT. Tinley Park, Worth, Palos Hills and Hickory Hills around 235 PM CDT. Oak Lawn, Alsip, Matteson, Midlothian, Olympia Fields, Oak Forest, Chicago Ridge and Crestwood around 240 PM CDT. Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Blue Island, Dolton, Chatham, Flossmoor, Posen, Burnham, Harvey and South Holland around 245 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Palos Park, Palos Heights, Crystal Lawns, Crest Hill, Orland Hills, Riverdale, East Hazel Crest, Fairmont, Robbins and Calumet Park. This includes... Windy City Thunderbolts Baseball, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Lewis University, Moraine Valley Community College, Prairie State College, and South Suburban College. Including the following interstates... I-55 between mile markers 255 and 269. I-57 between mile markers 342 and 358. I-80 between mile markers 139 and 155. I-94 between mile markers 63 and 74. I-294 between mile markers 63 and 74. I-355 between mile markers 1 and 11.

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

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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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:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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