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Lockport Police Department
Sunday August 18th, 2019 :: 08:30 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:30AM

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Will County in northeastern Illinois... Northwestern Kankakee County in northeastern Illinois... Southeastern Cook County in northeastern Illinois...

* Until 930 AM CDT.

* At 827 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Wilmington, moving northeast at 40 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... Chicago, Joliet, Hammond, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Lansing, New Lenox, Blue Island, Dolton, Park Forest, Alsip, Matteson, Mokena, Frankfort, Midlothian, Channahon and Chatham. Including the following interstates... I-55 between mile markers 234 and 246. I-57 between mile markers 322 and 358. I-80 between mile markers 134 and 155. I-94 between mile markers 58 and 74. I-294 between mile markers 58 and 74. I-355 between mile markers 1 and 2. Indiana I-90 between mile markers 1 and 2. This includes... University of Chicago, Windy City Thunderbolts Baseball, Chicagoland Speedway...Route 66 Raceway, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Governors State University, Kankakee River State Park, Prairie State College, South Suburban College, Will County Fairgrounds, and Museum of Science and Industry.

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

Instructions:

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

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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