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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday April 3rd, 2018 :: 04:40 p.m. CDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:45PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

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

* Until 445 PM CDT

* At 411 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Findlay, or 7 miles southwest of Sullivan, moving east at 55 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, Sullivan, Windsor, Allenville, Cooks Mill, Coles, Gays, Wolf Creek State Park and Kirksville. This includes Interstate 57 between mile markers 185 and 186. A tornado watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for central and east central Illinois. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH



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

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

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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