Peotone, IL (60468)

6:03 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
The Sommerfelds | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Special Statement

Elev 715 ft 41.33 °N, 87.79 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Scattered Clouds
Scattered Clouds
89.9 °F
Feels Like 110 °F
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8.1
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 10.3 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Heat Index 110 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KIGQ 242255Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM SCT028 31/26 A2988 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW T03120259
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Heat Index 110 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Gibbous, 72% visible
METAR KIGQ 242255Z AUTO 20009KT 10SM SCT028 31/26 A2988 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW T03120259

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:33 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ this
evening...

* temperature... low 90s.

* Maximum heat index values... 103 to 113 degrees.

* Impacts... temperatures and moisture this high could lead to
heat related illnesses with prolonged exposure. The elderly...
small children and pets are especially susceptible. Plan
ahead. Have a cool place to shelter from the heat. Avoid
outdoor activity during the afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.

In Cook County... call 3 1 1 for assistance including heat shelter
information.



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Special Statement
Issued: 5:53 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Special Weather Statement for northeastern Kendall... southwestern
dupage... northwestern will and southeastern Kane counties until 630
PM CDT...

At 553 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Oswego... moving east at 15 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Aurora... Naperville... Bolingbrook...
Plainfield... Oswego... Montgomery...
Warrenville... Boulder Hill...

Including the following Interstate...
I-88 between mile markers 122 and 123.

This includes... Aurora University.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 4166 8832 4174 8839 4182 8820 4167 8813
time... Mot... loc 2253z 262deg 15kt 4170 8831


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553 PM CDT sun Jul 24 2016

... Special Weather Statement for northeastern Kendall... southwestern
dupage... northwestern will and southeastern Kane counties until 630
PM CDT...

At 553 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Oswego... moving east at 15 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Aurora... Naperville... Bolingbrook...
Plainfield... Oswego... Montgomery...
Warrenville... Boulder Hill...

Including the following Interstate...
I-88 between mile markers 122 and 123.

This includes... Aurora University.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 4166 8832 4174 8839 4182 8820 4167 8813
time... Mot... loc 2253z 262deg 15kt 4170 8831


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