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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday April 29th, 2017 :: 05:52 p.m. CDT
Alert

Tornado Warning until 06:15PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Moultrie County in central Illinois... North central Shelby County in central Illinois... Southern Macon County in central Illinois...

* Until 615 PM CDT

* At 549 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Westervelt, or 11 miles north of Shelbyville, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Weather spotters reported funnel cloud. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Findlay around 555 PM CDT. Bethany around 600 PM CDT. Sullivan around 605 PM CDT. Lovington and Allenville around 610 PM CDT. Arthur around 615 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Cadwell and Kirksville. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.00IN

* AFFECTED AREAS: MACON ... MOULTRIE ... SHELBY

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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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:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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