Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
453 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

ILZ075-080-081-084-085-088-089-092-093-KYZ001>004-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-280100-
JEFFERSON-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-UNION-JOHNSON-
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-PERRY MO-
BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT VERNON, PINCKNEYVILLE,
WEST FRANKFORT, CARBONDALE, MURPHYSBORO, HERRIN, JONESBORO,
VIENNA, CAIRO, MOUND CITY, HICKMAN, CLINTON, BARDWELL, WICKLIFFE,
PERRYVILLE, MARBLE HILL, CAPE GIRARDEAU, JACKSON, PIEDMONT,
VAN BUREN, DONIPHAN, POPLAR BLUFF, BLOOMFIELD, SIKESTON,
CHARLESTON, AND NEW MADRID
453 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

....Damaging winds of 70 to 100 mph possible with line of storms
moving across Eastern and Southern Missouri...

A line of storms, capable of producing widespread and destructive
winds, are moving east, southeast between 45 and 50 mph over parts
of Eastern and Southern Missouri.

These storms will likely cause widespread tree damage, damage to
some homes, and numerous power outages.

Persons who are considering travel on Interstate 55 and 57 in
Southeast Missouri, as well as Highway 60, are urged to delay
travel from now until after 7 pm CDT.

These storms will likely move near Van Buren and Piedmont Missouri
around 5 pm CDT...Ava Illinois, Cape Girardeau and Dexter Missouri
around 6 pm...Creal Springs and Vienna Illinois, onward to New
Madrid Missouri around 7 pm CDT. These arrival times may vary with
the forward speed of the line of thunderstorms.

If you outside, be prepared to look for sturdy shelter. These are
particularly dangerous storms.

$$

Smith



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