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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 05:58 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Shelby County in central Illinois... Effingham County in south central Illinois...

* Until 645 PM CDT

* At 551 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Shelbyville to near Cowden to near Brownstown, moving southeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Effingham, Altamont, Teutopolis, Watson, Windsor, Stewardson, Dieterich, Beecher City, Edgewood, Shumway, Montrose, Moccasin, Strasburg, Sigel, Mason, Trowbridge, Wolf Creek State Park, Heartville, Lake Sara and Eagle Creek State Park. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 172. Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 104. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: EFFINGHAM ... SHELBY

Instructions:

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

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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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