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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
913 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILZ038-044>046-055-057-250315-
PIATT-EDGAR-CHAMPAIGN-DOUGLAS-VERMILION-MCLEAN-
913 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PIATT...VERMILION...NORTHERN
EDGAR...CHAMPAIGN AND NORTHERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM CDT...

AT 913 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR STOCKLAND TO NEAR SAYBROOK. MOVEMENT WAS
SOUTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CHAMPAIGN...DANVILLE...RANTOUL...MONTICELLO...TUSCOLA...URBANA...
SAVOY...MAHOMET...HOOPESTON...ST. JOSEPH...GEORGETOWN...TOLONO...
WESTVILLE...TILTON...VILLA GROVE...CATLIN...FISHER...BEMENT...
OAKWOOD AND PHILO.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 213 AND 257.
 INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 161 AND 182.
 INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 164 AND 220.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3981 8874 3984 8875 4029 8853 4040 8829
      4040 8794 4049 8793 4049 8753 3981 8753
TIME...MOT...LOC 0213Z 321DEG 47KT 4068 8755 4038 8850

$$

SMITH



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