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Huntley Police Department
Saturday July 20th, 2019 :: 04:36 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:15PM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Lake County in northeastern Illinois... Northeastern Kane County in northeastern Illinois... Southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois... Northwestern Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 515 PM CDT.

* At 434 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Green Oaks to near Barrington, moving east northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Elgin, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Palatine, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Hoffman Estates, Glenview, Buffalo Grove, Carpentersville, Wheeling, Northbrook, North Chicago, Gurnee, Mundelein, Algonquin, Highland Park, Wilmette and Vernon Hills. This includes... Oakton Community College, Elgin Community College, Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Harper College, Lake Forest College, and Ravinia Music Festival.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MCHENRY, IL ... KANE, IL ... COOK, IL ... LAKE, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. 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 these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Address/Location
Huntley Police Department
10911 E Main St
Huntley, IL 60142

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 847-515-5311

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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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