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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 23rd, 2019 :: 02:52 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:00AM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Coles County in east central Illinois... Edgar County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois... Clark County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois... Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Douglas County in east central Illinois...

* Until 300 AM CDT.

* At 213 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Cooks Mill, or near Mattoon, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Brief tornados are possible with this storm. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Charleston, Mattoon, Paris, Shelbyville, Tuscola, Sullivan, Marshall, Toledo, Arcola, Casey, Villa Grove, Arthur, Neoga, Greenup, Chrisman, Martinsville, Oakland, Newman, Kansas and Ashmore. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 168 and 217. Interstate 70 between mile markers 110 and 154.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MOULTRIE, IL ... CUMBERLAND, IL ... COLES, IL ... DOUGLAS, IL ... SHELBY, IL ... CLARK, IL ... EDGAR, IL

Instructions:

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 500 AM CDT for south central, 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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