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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday May 15th, 2018 :: 05:11 p.m. CDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:45PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Christian County in central Illinois... Southwestern Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 545 PM CDT

* At 509 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of Taylorville, moving southeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Pana, Tower Hill, Rosamond and Vanderville. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.25IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... SHELBY

Instructions:

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure. 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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