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Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday November 26th, 2019 :: 11:22 a.m. CST

Alert

High Wind Warning until 06:00PM Wednesday

* WHAT...West winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central and west central Illinois.

* WHEN...From 3 AM to 6 PM CST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High winds will spread into western Illinois between 3 and 6 AM. Areas east of I-55 will see the higher winds develop after 6 AM. Peak wind gusts near 60 MPH are expected between 7 AM and 1 PM.

* AFFECTED AREAS: VERMILION ... MARSHALL ... MACON ... MASON ... STARK ... SANGAMON ... DOUGLAS ... MCLEAN ... SHELBY ... MENARD ... FULTON ... DE WITT ... CHAMPAIGN ... MORGAN ... CHRISTIAN ... PEORIA ... MOULTRIE ... WOODFORD ... LOGAN ... SCHUYLER ... SCOTT ... KNOX ... COLES ... TAZEWELL ... CASS ... EDGAR ... PIATT

Instructions:

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
High Wind Warning

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