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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 :: 02:58 p.m. CST
Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Thursday

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 below zero to 25 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, southeast Illinois and west central Illinois.

* WHEN...8 PM Wednesday to noon Thursday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

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

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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:
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 Chill Advisory

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