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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Friday June 21st, 2019 :: 12:28 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Christian County in central Illinois... Southeast Sangamon County in central Illinois... Western Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 130 PM CDT.

* At 1226 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Divernon to near Raymond to near Litchfield, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Taylorville, Shelbyville, Pana, Divernon, Assumption, Morrisonville, Tower Hill, Westervelt, Herrick, Rosamond, Owaneco, Palmer, Oconee, Vanderville and Taylorville Airport. This includes Interstate 55 between mile markers 77 and 80.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SHELBY, IL ... SANGAMON, IL ... CHRISTIAN, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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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