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Air Quality Alert
ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-241015-
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...ELGIN...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...MORRIS...JOLIET
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.

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Flood Advisory
ILC031-043-240445-
/O.NEW.KLOT.FA.Y.0040.160723T2350Z-160724T0445Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DUPAGE IL-COOK IL-
650 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHERN DUPAGE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...
NORTHERN COOK COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 1145 PM CDT

* AT 647 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS WILL RESULT IN URBAN
AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES
INDICATE THAT BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN
OVER NORTHEASTERN COOK COUNTY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH TO TWO
INCHES POSSIBLE AS THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO TRACK ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH 730 PM CDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CHICAGO...CICERO...ARLINGTON
HEIGHTS...EVANSTON...SCHAUMBURG...PALATINE... SKOKIE...DES
PLAINES...BERWYN...MOUNT PROSPECT...WHEATON...HOFFMAN
ESTATES...OAK PARK...GLENVIEW...ELMHURST...LOMBARD...BUFFALO
GROVE... CAROL STREAM...WHEELING AND PARK RIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 8776 4211 8773 4206 8767 4203 8767
4198 8765 4196 8763 4196 8764 4190 8761
4190 8760 4188 8762 4187 8761 4185 8761
4179 8758 4191 8826 4192 8826 4215 8794

$$

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
ILC007-031-037-043-063-089-093-097-099-103-111-141-197-201-240300-
/O.NEW.KLOT.SV.A.0412.160723T2023Z-160724T0300Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
412 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS

IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS

BOONE DE KALB LA SALLE
LEE OGLE WINNEBAGO

IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS

COOK DUPAGE GRUNDY
KANE KENDALL LAKE IL
MCHENRY WILL

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...AURORA...CHICAGO...DEKALB...DIXON...
DOUGLAS PARK...HUMBOLDT PARK...HYDE PARK...JOLIET...LAKEVIEW...
LINCOLN PARK...LOGAN SQUARE...MORRIS...OREGON...OSWEGO...
OTTAWA AND WHEATON.

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