Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service St Louis MO
218 AM CDT SUN JUN 18 2017

ILZ064-065-069-070-074-180800-
Marion IL-Bond IL-Clinton IL-Fayette IL-Washington IL-
218 AM CDT SUN JUN 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN CLINTON...SOUTHEASTERN
BOND...WASHINGTON...MARION AND FAYETTE COUNTIES UNTIL 300 AM CDT...

At 216 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Vandalia to near Boulder to near New
Memphis. Movement was southeast at 40 mph.

Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Centralia, Salem, Vandalia, Carlyle, Nashville, St. Elmo, Sandoval,
Wamac, Central City, Odin, Kinmundy, Brownstown, Irvington, Patoka,
Ashley, Farina, Omega, Stephen Forbes Station, Shobonier and Boulder.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 61 and 76.
 Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 109 and 135.
 Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 50 and 61.

This also includes  Carlyle Lake Recreational Area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms 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.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 600 AM CDT for
south central Illinois.

LAT...LON 3847 8914 3821 8915 3821 8934 3834 8958
      3878 8928 3911 8917 3906 8880 3891 8881
      3891 8869 3848 8870
TIME...MOT...LOC 0716Z 317DEG 37KT 3899 8914 3873 8923 3844 8963

$$

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