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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Monday August 12th, 2019 :: 09:50 p.m. CDT


Tornado Warning until 10:15PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Central Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 949 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located east of Assumption, or 11 miles northwest of Shelbyville, moving east at 35 mph. This storm has a history of producing a confirmed tornado. HAZARD...Tornado and quarter 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... Westervelt around 1000 PM CDT. Shelbyville and Findlay around 1005 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Eagle Creek State Park and Wolf Creek State Park.



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. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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