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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 05:28 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Bond County in south central Illinois... Monroe County in southwestern Illinois... Southeastern Macoupin County in southwestern Illinois... Southern Montgomery County in south central Illinois... St. Clair County in southwestern Illinois... Clinton County in south central Illinois... Northern Washington County in south central Illinois... Madison County in southwestern Illinois... Marion County in south central Illinois... Fayette County in south central Illinois... Southeastern St. Charles County in east central Missouri... Northeastern Jefferson County in east central Missouri... St. Louis City in east central Missouri... Central St. Louis County in east central Missouri...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 521 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Taylorville to Witt to near Carlinville to near Orchard Farms, moving southeast at 60 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. Numerous trees and power lines have been reported down when this line of storms moved through parts of Missouri and Illinois. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... St. Louis, Chesterfield, Belleville, University City, Ballwin, Granite City, O`Fallon, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, East St. Louis, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Webster Groves, Ferguson, Arnold, Manchester, Creve Coeur, Fairview Heights, Overland and Clayton. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 21 and 76. Interstate 55 in Illinois between exits 23 and 44. Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 116 and 135. Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 9 and 41. Interstate 44 in Missouri between exits 272 and 277. Interstate 55 in Missouri between exits 187 and 191. This also includes Scott Joplin Historic Site, Mastodon Historic Site, Ramsey Lake State Park, Carlyle Lake Recreational Area, and Horseshoe Lake State Park. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BOND ... CLINTON ... FAYETTE ... MACOUPIN ... MADISON ... MARION ... MONROE ... MONTGOMERY ... ST. CLAIR ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

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

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Address/Location
City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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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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