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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 16th, 2019 :: 03:57 p.m. CDT


Tornado Warning until 04:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

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

* Until 430 PM CDT.

* At 354 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Westville 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... Georgetown around 405 PM CDT. Ridge Farm around 410 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Kickapoo State Park and Indianola. This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 209 and 220.



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.

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

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

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Alert Details

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

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