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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday October 20th, 2018 :: 09:39 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 06:00PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening.

* TIMING...The strongest winds will develop between noon and 5 PM CDT...before winds rapidly decrease by early evening.

* WINDS...Northwesterly winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph this afternoon. Gusts will reach 40 to 45 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Driving may become difficult on north-south oriented roadways such as I-55, I-57, and I-155. In addition, unsecured outdoor items will be blown around.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION ... DOUGLAS ... MACON ... CUMBERLAND ... MASON ... STARK ... SANGAMON ... MARSHALL ... MCLEAN ... SHELBY ... FULTON ... MENARD ... DE WITT ... CHAMPAIGN ... MORGAN ... PEORIA ... WOODFORD ... LOGAN ... MOULTRIE ... COLES ... CHRISTIAN ... SCHUYLER ... CLARK ... KNOX ... PIATT ... SCOTT ... TAZEWELL ... CASS ... EDGAR

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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