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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday March 14th, 2019 :: 04:17 a.m. CDT

Alert

High Wind Warning until 10:00PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 10 PM CDT this evening. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...The highest winds expected from late morning through the afternoon.

* WINDS...Southwest winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph possible at times today.

* IMPACTS...Driving may be dangerous today, especially for high profile vehicles like semi trucks. Unsecured light-weight objects like trash cans and lawn furniture will be blown around. Damage to trees, roofs and siding possible. Widespread power outages will be possible today.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION ... DOUGLAS ... MACON ... MOULTRIE ... CUMBERLAND ... COLES ... LAWRENCE ... CHRISTIAN ... CLARK ... RICHLAND ... CRAWFORD ... SHELBY ... PIATT ... EFFINGHAM ... CLAY ... JASPER ... CHAMPAIGN ... EDGAR

Instructions:

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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