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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Sunday January 14th, 2018 :: 03:17 p.m. CST
Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory until 12:00PM Tuesday

...ACCUMULATING SNOW TONIGHT...THEN BITTERLY COLD WIND-CHILLS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and very cold wind chills expected.

* WHERE...All of central and southeast Illinois

* WHEN...A Winter Weather Advisory for snow is in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon Monday. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect from 6 PM Monday to noon Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light to moderate snow will fall across the area tonight into early Monday morning. Storm total snow accumulations will be 2 to 3 inches...with isolated amounts of up to 4 inches north of I-74. Bitterly cold wind-chills will develop in the wake of the system. Wind-chill values will bottom out from 15 below to 20 below zero Monday night into Tuesday morning. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained by calling 1-800-452-4368. 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 ... 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

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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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