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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Wednesday June 14th, 2017 :: 02:46 p.m. CDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... West central Coles County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 330 PM CDT

* At 243 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Stewardson, or 8 miles southeast of Shelbyville, 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... Mattoon, Shelbyville, Windsor, Stewardson, Paradise, Strasburg, Clarksburg, Gays, Wolf Creek State Park, Eagle Creek State Park and Mode. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: COLES ... MOULTRIE ... SHELBY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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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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