Receive alerts from your local agencies Sign Up ...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Wednesday May 17th, 2017 :: 04:01 a.m. CDT
Advisory

Wind Advisory until 07:00PM

...STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INTO EARLY THIS EVENING|... .A strong area of low pressure is expected to push into Iowa today and bring very windy conditions to central, east central and southeast Illinois. Southerly winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts of around 45 mph are expected across the wind advisory area. Winds will gradually diminish just after sunset. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* TIMING...Noon through early this evening

* WINDS...Southerly winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts around 45 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Loose, lightweight objects may be blown around. Minor tree or property damage is possible. Driving may be made difficult especially in high profile vehicles and on east-west roads.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CASS ... CHAMPAIGN ... CHRISTIAN ... CLARK ... CLAY ... COLES ... CRAWFORD ... CUMBERLAND ... DE WITT ... DOUGLAS ... EDGAR ... EFFINGHAM ... FULTON ... JASPER ... KNOX ... LAWRENCE ... LOGAN ... MACON ... MARSHALL ... MASON ... MCLEAN ... MENARD ... MORGAN ... MOULTRIE ... PEORIA ... PIATT ... RICHLAND ... SANGAMON ... SCHUYLER ... SCOTT ... SHELBY ... STARK ... TAZEWELL ... VERMILION ... WOODFORD

Instructions:

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph are expected with gusts around 45 mph at times. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

View full article (nws)

Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP SHELBYEMA followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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:
Wind Advisory

Navigate & Discover