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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Monday January 15th, 2018 :: 12:02 p.m. CST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 03:00PM

...HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS PERSIST THIS AFTERNOON... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow-covered roads and very cold wind chills expected.

* WHERE...All of central and southeast Illinois.

* WHEN...The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until 3 PM this afternoon. The Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening until noon Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Roads will remain slick and snow-covered through this afternoon. Bitterly cold wind chills of 15 below to 20 below zero will cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes tonight through 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:
Winter Weather Advisory

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