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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 3rd, 2018 :: 06:26 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:15AM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Coles County in east central Illinois... Northwestern Clark County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois... Cumberland County in east central Illinois...

* Until 715 AM CDT

* At 622 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Montrose, or 8 miles northeast of Effingham, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Charleston, Toledo, Casey, Neoga, Greenup, Martinsville, Ashmore, Westfield, Jewett, Montrose, Janesville, Hutton, Woodbury, Sigel, Fox Ridge State Park, Lincoln Trail State Park, Union Center and Trilla. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 169 and 177. Interstate 70 between mile markers 105 and 142. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARK ... COLES ... CUMBERLAND ... SHELBY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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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