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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 05:19 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Christian County in central Illinois... Western Moultrie County in central Illinois... Shelby County in central Illinois... Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 600 PM CDT

* At 514 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Harristown to near Stonington to 7 miles north of Nokomis, moving east at 60 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Decatur, Shelbyville, Pana, Mount Zion, Forsyth, Moweaqua, Maroa, Cerro Gordo, Harristown, Bethany, Long Creek, Warrensburg, Assumption, Blue Mound, Macon, Argenta, Oreana, Niantic, Findlay and Cowden. This includes Interstate 72 between mile markers 128 and 156. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... MACON ... MOULTRIE ... SHELBY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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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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