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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 9:43 PM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 412 remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT
for the following locations


IL
. Illinois counties included are

Boone Bureau Cook
De Kalb dupage Grundy
Henry Kane Kendall
Lake La Salle Lee
McHenry Ogle Putnam
will Winnebago




Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 8:09 PM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 11:45 PM EDT on July 23, 2016


... The Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory remains in effect until
1045 PM CDT for southeastern McHenry and lake counties...

At 803 PM CDT... radar rainfall estimates indicated that between one
and a half and two and a half inches of rain had fallen from earlier
thunderstorms. Flooding of viaducts and other low lying areas has
been reported. Another line of thunderstorms will move east across
the advisory area shortly... and may produce additional rainfall of a
half inch to an inch an a half. This will likely result in
additional urban flooding.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Waukegan... Buffalo Grove... North Chicago... Gurnee... Mundelein...
Algonquin... Highland Park... McHenry... Vernon Hills...
Zion... Grayslake... Libertyville... Lake Zurich... Lake Forest... Round
Lake... Deerfield... Antioch... Beach Park... Wauconda and Lake Villa.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams... and ponding of water in urban areas...
highways... streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage
areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 4249 8780 4239 8781 4238 8781 4236 8782
      4237 8782 4233 8783 4233 8782 4231 8782
      4230 8783 4229 8783 4221 8780 4215 8776
      4218 8829 4234 8828 4236 8810 4250 8809


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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 5:12 AM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 6:15 AM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.



512 am CDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.



Local Storm Report



07/23/2016 0800 PM

Wauconda, Lake County.

Heavy rain e2.00 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Rainfall through 8 PM CDT.





07/23/2016 0800 PM

Wauconda, Lake County.

Heavy rain e2.00 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Rainfall through 8 PM CDT.





07/23/2016 0800 PM

Wauconda, Lake County.

Heavy rain e2.00 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Rainfall through 8 PM CDT.





07/23/2016 0800 PM

Vernon Hills, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.90 inch, reported by public.


            Rainfall from earlier storms. Via social media.





07/23/2016 0800 PM

Vernon Hills, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.90 inch, reported by public.


            Rainfall from earlier storms. Via social media.





07/23/2016 0800 PM

Vernon Hills, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.90 inch, reported by public.


            Rainfall from earlier storms. Via social media.





07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.




07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.




07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.




07/23/2016 0700 PM

Highwood, Lake County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Car stranded in 2.5 feet of water at Green Bay Road and
            Burchell roads.





07/23/2016 0700 PM

Highwood, Lake County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Car stranded in 2.5 feet of water at Green Bay Road and
            Burchell roads.





07/23/2016 0700 PM

Highwood, Lake County.

Flood, reported by amateur radio.


            Car stranded in 2.5 feet of water at Green Bay Road and
            Burchell roads.





07/23/2016 0605 PM

3 miles NNW of Lake Forest, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Past 48 minutes.





07/23/2016 0610 PM

Highland Park, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Measured 1 hour rainfall.





07/23/2016 0605 PM

3 miles NNW of Lake Forest, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Past 48 minutes.





07/23/2016 0610 PM

Highland Park, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Measured 1 hour rainfall.





07/23/2016 0605 PM

3 miles NNW of Lake Forest, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Past 48 minutes.





07/23/2016 0605 PM

3 miles NNW of Lake Forest, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            Past 48 minutes.





07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.





07/23/2016 0610 PM

Highland Park, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Measured 1 hour rainfall.





07/23/2016 0610 PM

Highland Park, Lake County.

Heavy rain m1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Measured 1 hour rainfall.





07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.





07/23/2016 0545 PM

Gurnee, Lake County.

Heavy rain m2.30 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            2.30 inches in 45 minutes.



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Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Special Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Minnesota - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
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Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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South Carolina - Heat Advisory
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Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
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Utah - Record Report
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