Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued August 28 at 5:53PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 5:53 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
Expires: 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN ST. CHARLES AND
CENTRAL JERSEY COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM CDT...
AT 552 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR ORCHARD FARMS...OR 9 MILES NORTH OF ST.
CHARLES...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
JERSEYVILLE...
PORTAGE DES SIOUX...
GRAFTON...
ELSAH...
THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS... FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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