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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday August 20th, 2019 :: 11:37 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:15PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Edgar County in east central Illinois... Vermilion County in east central Illinois...

* Until 1215 PM CDT.

* At 1135 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Rankin to near Fairmount to Oakland, moving east at 45 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... Danville, Paris, Hoopeston, Georgetown, Westville, Tilton, Catlin, Oakwood, Chrisman, Rossville, Ridge Farm, Potomac, Fairmount, Sidell, Rankin, Fithian, Belgium, Hume, Brocton and Allerton. This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 199 and 220.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION, IL ... EDGAR, IL

Instructions:

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

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:
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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