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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Saturday April 29th, 2017 :: 06:17 p.m. CDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Coles County in east central Illinois... Northwestern Edgar County in east central Illinois... Moultrie County in central Illinois... Northwestern Clark County in east central Illinois... Northwestern Richland County in southeastern Illinois... Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Northern Clay County in south central Illinois... Douglas County in east central Illinois... Effingham County in south central Illinois... Northeastern Macon County in central Illinois... Western Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois... Piatt County in central Illinois... Central De Witt County in central Illinois... Southwestern Vermilion County in east central Illinois... Southeastern McLean County in central Illinois... Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* Until 700 PM CDT

* At 613 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Maroa to near Sullivan to near Kinmundy, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Champaign, Decatur, Charleston, Mattoon, Rantoul, Effingham, Clinton, Monticello, Tuscola, Sullivan, Newton, Toledo, Urbana, Savoy, Mahomet, St. Joseph, Tolono, Arcola, Villa Grove and Altamont. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 142 and 249. Interstate 70 between mile markers 78 and 123. Interstate 72 between mile markers 146 and 182. Interstate 74 between mile markers 156 and 192. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHAMPAIGN ... CLARK ... CLAY ... COLES ... CUMBERLAND ... DE WITT ... DOUGLAS ... EDGAR ... EFFINGHAM ... JASPER ... MACON ... MCLEAN ... MOULTRIE ... PIATT ... RICHLAND ... SHELBY ... VERMILION

Instructions:

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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