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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 16th, 2019 :: 03:43 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southern Vermilion County in east central Illinois...

* Until 400 PM CDT.

* At 334 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Oakwood, or 7 miles west of Danville, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado and golf ball size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Oakwood around 340 PM CDT. Danville, Tilton and Catlin around 350 PM CDT. Westville and Belgium around 355 PM CDT. Georgetown and Ridge Farm around 400 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Collison and Kickapoo State Park. This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 205 and 220.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION, IL

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Address/Location
Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
201 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-443-6010

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Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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