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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 06:27 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:30PM

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Clinton County in south central Illinois... East central Monroe County in southwestern Illinois... Washington County in south central Illinois... Southern Marion County in south central Illinois... Eastern Randolph County in southwestern Illinois... Southeastern St. Clair County in southwestern Illinois...

* Until 730 PM CDT.

* At 621 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Altamont to near New Memphis to St. Louis, moving southeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. Numerous power lines and trees have been reported down with this line of storms. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Centralia, Salem, Freeburg, Sparta, Nashville, Bremen, Smithton, Steeleville, New Athens, Marissa, Okawville, Wamac, Central City, Odin, Percy, Coulterville, Tilden, Lively Grove, Irvington and Ashley. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 109 and 116. Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 41 and 61. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLINTON ... MARION ... MONROE ... RANDOLPH ... 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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