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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Friday November 17th, 2017 :: 03:13 p.m. CST
Advisory

Wind Advisory until 09:00PM Saturday

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 9 PM CST SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM to 9 PM CST Saturday.

* TIMING...Gusty southerly winds will occur ahead of a cold front Saturday morning, then even stronger northwest winds will occur in the afternoon and early evening hours, after the front passes.

* WINDS...Peak values of 30 to 35 MPH can be expected during the morning hours. Then gusts will increase to near 45 MPH at times in the afternoon and early evening.

* IMPACTS...Those traveling early for the holiday week may find travel difficult on east-west highways Saturday morning and then north-south highways Saturday afternoon and early evening. In addition...any gusts in the 40 to 50 mph range could cause tree limbs to fall, which could lead to a few power outages.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... CLARK ... CLAY ... COLES ... CRAWFORD ... CUMBERLAND ... DOUGLAS ... EDGAR ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... LAWRENCE ... MACON ... MORGAN ... MOULTRIE ... RICHLAND ... SANGAMON ... SCOTT ... SHELBY

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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