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Fulton County ESDA
Tuesday February 28th, 2017 :: 05:07 p.m. CST


Tornado Warning until 05:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Woodford County in central Illinois... Northeastern Peoria County in central Illinois... Southwestern Marshall County in central Illinois...

* Until 530 PM CST

* At 505 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Dunlap, or 9 miles northwest of Peoria, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and half dollar size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Rome around 520 PM CST. Chillicothe around 525 PM CST. Lacon around 530 PM CST. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Cazenovia, Hopewell and Marshall County Airport. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.25IN



TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Lincoln.

Fulton County ESDA
163 S Cone St
Farmington, IL 61531

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

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Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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