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Vermillion Valley Regional Communications Joint Authority
Tuesday November 26th, 2019 :: 01:31 p.m. CST

Alert

High Wind Warning until 06:00PM Wednesday

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph expected.

* WHERE...In Indiana, Newton, Jasper and Benton Counties. In Illinois, La Salle, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and Ford Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 AM CST to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles on north south roads. Anything outdoors not secured, will be blown away.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NEWTON ... KANKAKEE ... IROQUOIS ... BENTON ... LA SALLE ... GRUNDY ... LIVINGSTON ... JASPER ... FORD

Instructions:

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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