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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday January 10th, 2019 :: 04:12 a.m. CST

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Winter Storm Watch until 06:00AM Sunday

A winter storm system will develop in the southwest US today and track across the southern plains on Friday. As the system continues to move east toward the southeastern US snow will spread into central Illinois Friday night and continue through the day Saturday. Some of the snow will become mixed with rain on Saturday, mainly in east central Illinois and areas along and south of I-70. The heaviest snowfall amounts, of 5-7 inches will occur west and southwest of a Springfield to Shelbyville to Olney line. Since the system is still two days away, amounts and location of the heaviest snowfall could change between now and when the system arrives.

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, southeast and west central Illinois.

* WHEN...From Friday evening through late Saturday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* AFFECTED AREAS: RICHLAND ... SHELBY ... SCOTT ... EFFINGHAM ... CLAY ... CUMBERLAND ... JASPER ... SANGAMON ... CHRISTIAN ... MORGAN

Instructions:

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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