Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
727 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ILZ059-060-201315-
MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-
727 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY AND
SOUTHERN MACOUPIN COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM CDT...

AT 726 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR SHIPMAN...OR 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
CARLINVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PENNIES AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
  GILLESPIE...
  STAUNTON...
  LITCHFIELD...
  SHIPMAN...
  WILSONVILLE...
  BENLD...
  MOUNT OLIVE...

THIS STORM WILL AFFECT BEAVER DAM STATE PARK.

THIS STORM WILL ALSO IMPACT...
INTERSTATE 55 IN ILLINOIS FROM EXIT 41 TO EXIT 52.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.

IN ADDITION...THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR
LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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