Scattered thunderstorms with some circulation detected by radar moving through McHenry County

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
613 PM CST MON DEC 3 2012

ILZ005-040045-
MCHENRY IL-
613 PM CST MON DEC 3 2012

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...

AT 612 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HARVARD TO 11 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF MARENGO...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

FUNNEL CLOUDS...WINDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH...BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...
ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

CITIES AND TOWNS AFFECTED...
  HARVARD...            MARENGO...            HEBRON...
  WOODSTOCK...          WONDER LAKE...        RICHMOND...
  BULL VALLEY...        SUNNYSIDE...          PISTAKEE HIGHLANDS...

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED...
MORRAIN HILLS STATE PARK...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FUNNEL CLOUDS CAN BREIFLY TOUCH DOWN AS TORNADOES WITH WINDS TO 70
MPH. THESE STORMS HAVE EXHIBITED SOME WEAK ROTATION. ACT QUICLY AND
MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A
BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM UNTIL THESE STORMS HAVE PASSED.

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