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Lockport Police Department
Friday June 28th, 2019 :: 05:53 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:30PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Will County in northeastern Illinois... South central Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 630 PM CDT.

* At 550 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Lockport, or near Homer Glen, moving east at 10 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... Joliet, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Romeoville, Lockport, New Lenox, Homer Glen, Mokena, Frankfort, Lemont, Worth, Ingalls Park, Palos Hills, Hickory Hills, Goodings Grove, Crest Hill, Bridgeview, Palos Heights, Orland Hills and Palos Park. Including the following interstates... I-80 between mile markers 138 and 149. I-355 between mile markers 1 and 9. This includes... University of St. Francis, Lewis University, and Moraine Valley Community College.

* AFFECTED AREAS: 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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