Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1046 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

ILZ098>100-MOZ061-260430-
MADISON IL-CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-ST. CHARLES MO-
1046 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MADISON...SOUTHERN
JERSEY...SOUTHEASTERN CALHOUN COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS AND
NORTHEASTERN ST. CHARLES COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI UNTIL 1130
PM CDT...

AT 1046 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES WEST OF GRAFTON...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GODFREY...GRAFTON...ELSAH...PORTAGE DES SIOUX...BATCHTOWN...
BRUSSELS...OTTERVILLE...MEPPEN...DEER PLAIN...DELHI AND MCCLUSKY.

THIS ALSO INCLUDES  PERE MARQUETTE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN ST LOUIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3892 9063 3903 9065 3912 9016 3893 9015
TIME...MOT...LOC 0346Z 261DEG 21KT 3895 9058

$$

TES


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