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Fulton County ESDA
Thursday August 25th, 2016 :: 01:30 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 02:15AM Thursday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHERN LOGAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS... MASON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS... MENARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHEASTERN FULTON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS... SOUTHWESTERN TAZEWELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 215 AM CDT

* AT 125 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EASTON...OR 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HAVANA...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... PEKIN...LINCOLN...HAVANA...MASON CITY...PETERSBURG...DELAVAN... MANITO...SOUTH PEKIN...HOPEDALE...GREENVIEW...GREEN VALLEY... SAN JOSE...EMDEN...ELKHART...MIDDLETOWN...EASTON...HARTSBURG... KILBOURNE...DILLON AND OAKFORD. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... INTERSTATE 155 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 21. INTERSTATE 55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 115 AND 132. HAIL...0.88IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: FULTON ... LOGAN ... MASON ... MENARD ... TAZEWELL

Instructions:

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Address/Location
Fulton County ESDA
163 S Cone St
Farmington, IL 61531

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 309-647-3358

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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