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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
148 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

ILC057-107-125-129-179-250715-
/O.CON.KILX.SV.W.0129.000000T0000Z-160825T0715Z/
LOGAN-MASON-MENARD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-
148 AM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT
FOR NORTHERN LOGAN...EASTERN MASON...NORTHEASTERN MENARD...EAST
CENTRAL FULTON AND SOUTHWESTERN TAZEWELL COUNTIES...

AT 148 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM SOUTH PEKIN TO NEAR ELKHART...MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PEKIN...LINCOLN...MASON CITY...DELAVAN...MANITO...SOUTH PEKIN...
HOPEDALE...GREENVIEW...GREEN VALLEY...SAN JOSE...EMDEN...ELKHART...
MIDDLETOWN...EASTON...HARTSBURG...DILLON...NEW HOLLAND...
FOREST CITY...BROADWELL AND SWEETWATER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 155 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 21.
 INTERSTATE 55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 115 AND 132.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING
KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3997 8973 4047 8994 4057 8953 4007 8924
TIME...MOT...LOC 0648Z 256DEG 43KT 4051 8968 4003 8944

HAIL...0.88IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

SMITH


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