Rockford Scanner™: Special Weather Statement From The National Weather Service



 

 

 

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville Il
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 26 2018
 
ILZ003-270215-
Winnebago IL-
830 PM CDT SUN AUG 26 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN WINNEBAGO COUNTY
UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

At 829 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near 
Dakota, or 11 miles north of Freeport, moving east northeast at 40 
mph. This may clip far northwest Winnebago County.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Durand and Lake Summerset. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.