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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday April 25th, 2019 :: 01:49 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Dense Fog Advisory until 10:00AM Thursday

Continuous cloud coverage and steady rainfall across southern Illinois has provided a saturated atmosphere. With some clearing beginning in western Illinois and rain diminishing in southern Illinois, fog has begun to develop. The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM CDT this morning.

* VISIBILITY...Current visibilities range from 1/4 mile to near 3 miles. However, as the overnight progresses, visibilities are expected to continue dropping to less than 1 mile across portions of central and southern Illinois.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibilities will create travel slow downs during the remainder of the overnight through the morning commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN ... SHELBY ... RICHLAND ... CRAWFORD ... EFFINGHAM ... MENARD ... CLAY ... CASS ... LAWRENCE ... SCOTT ... JASPER ... MORGAN ... SANGAMON ... SCHUYLER

Instructions:

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

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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:
Dense Fog Advisory

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