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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Sunday September 29th, 2019 :: 06:30 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:30PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Vermilion County in east central Illinois... East central Champaign County in east central Illinois...

* Until 730 PM CDT.

* At 624 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over St. Joseph, or 11 miles east of Champaign, moving east at 25 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, St. Joseph, Westville, Tilton, Catlin, Oakwood, Ogden, Fithian, Belgium, Muncie, Bismarck, Royal, Collison, Vermilion County Airport and Kickapoo State Park. This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 190 and 220.

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

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. This thunderstorm is capable of producing all types of severe weather including extremely large hail, destructive straight line winds and tornadoes. Move quickly to a safe shelter such as an interior room, a bathroom, closet or basement.

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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