In Case You Didn’t Have TV On

The screen went black and white when this tornado warning was broadcast between 5 and 5:30.

Here’s the text of the warning:

TORNADO WARNING
ILC111-122230-
/O.NEW.KLOT.TO.W.0005.110512T2158Z-110512T2230Z/

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
458 PM CDT THU MAY 12 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
MCHENRY COUNTY…

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 455 PM…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF MARENGO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

IN ADDITION…A TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD IN
ASSOCIATION WITH THIS STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MARENGO…WOODSTOCK…AND WONDER LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT…LON 4250 8840 4233 8822 4217 8870 4233 8870
4250 8849
TIME…MOT…LOC 2155Z 234DEG 15KT 4226 8862

$$

MERZLOCK


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