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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Thursday May 31st, 2018 :: 11:18 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45AM

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Marion County in south central Illinois... Southeastern Fayette County in south central Illinois...

* Until 1145 AM CDT.

* At 1114 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Brownstown to near Stephen Forbes Station, moving east at 40 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... Kinmundy, Brownstown, Farina, Omega, Stephen Forbes Station, La Clede, Iuka, St. Peter, Loogootee and St. James. This includes Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 127 and 135. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: FAYETTE ... MARION

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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Address/Location
City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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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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