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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday May 15th, 2018 :: 04:58 p.m. CDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Coles County in east central Illinois... East central Shelby County in central Illinois... Northwestern Cumberland County in east central Illinois...

* Until 530 PM CDT

* At 447 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles east of Windsor, moving southeast at 10 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Mattoon, Neoga, Paradise, Trilla and Etna. This includes Interstate 57 between mile markers 177 and 184. HAIL...1.75IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: COLES ... CUMBERLAND ... SHELBY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Lincoln.

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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:
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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