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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Friday September 27th, 2019 :: 11:54 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Livingston County in central Illinois... Ford County in east central Illinois...

* Until 1245 AM CDT.

* At 1152 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Pontiac to Chenoa to near Cooksville, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Pontiac, Paxton, Fairbury, Gibson City, Piper City, Forrest, Chatsworth, Odell, Cullom, Gibson, Melvin, Saunemin, Roberts, Elliott, Sibley, Cabery, Kempton, Campus, Reddick and Emington. Including the following interstates... I-55 between mile markers 189 and 212. I-57 near mile marker 258.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FORD, IL ... LIVINGSTON, 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.

Address/Location
Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
844 W Lincoln St
Pontiac, IL 61764

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-844-0911

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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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