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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 23rd, 2019 :: 01:30 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 02:15AM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Christian County in central Illinois... Moultrie County in central Illinois... Shelby County in central Illinois... Southern Piatt County in central Illinois... Western Douglas County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 215 AM CDT.

* At 125 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Dalton City, or 12 miles northwest of Sullivan, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Decatur, Taylorville, Shelbyville, Tuscola, Sullivan, Pana, Mount Zion, Arcola, Villa Grove, Arthur, Moweaqua, Cerro Gordo, Bethany, Long Creek, Atwood, Assumption, Macon, Lovington, Morrisonville and Stonington. This includes Interstate 57 between mile markers 204 and 217.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MACON, IL ... MOULTRIE, IL ... DOUGLAS, IL ... SHELBY, IL ... PIATT, IL ... CHRISTIAN, IL

Instructions:

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 500 AM CDT for central and east central Illinois. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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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:
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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