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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
229 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

ILZ061-066-200815-
Effingham-Shelby-
229 AM CDT SAT MAY 20 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY AND CENTRAL
EFFINGHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 315 AM CDT...

At 229 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Altamont, or near Effingham, moving north at 35 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Effingham, Altamont, Teutopolis, Watson, Windsor, Stewardson,
Findlay, Shumway, Moccasin, Strasburg, Clarksburg, Sigel, Trowbridge,
Wolf Creek State Park, Mode, Heartville, Lake Sara, Eagle Creek State
Park, Effingham County Airport and Altamont Reservoir.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 149 and 172.
 Interstate 70 between mile markers 81 and 98.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3900 8877 3954 8875 3954 8872 3952 8871
      3952 8864 3951 8864 3947 8858 3945 8858
      3945 8847 3924 8847 3897 8854
TIME...MOT...LOC 0729Z 187DEG 29KT 3908 8865

$$

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