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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
522 PM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

ILC019-039-113-147-262245-
/O.CON.KILX.SV.W.0083.000000T0000Z-140726T2245Z/
MCLEAN IL-PIATT IL-CHAMPAIGN IL-DE WITT IL-
522 PM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN
DE WITT...NORTHERN CHAMPAIGN...NORTHERN PIATT AND SOUTHEASTERN MCLEAN
COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT...

AT 518 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FISHER...AND
MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

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

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RANTOUL...THOMASBORO...GIFFORD...DEWEY...LUDLOW...FLATVILLE AND
ROYAL.

INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 235 AND 256.

INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 173 AND 182.

INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 153 AND 184.

EVERYONE AT THE CHAMPAIGN COUNTY FAIR ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM AND
SHOULD PREPARE FOR DANGEROUS WEATHER CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING
KILLS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4014 8796 4009 8872 4029 8881 4041 8801
      4040 8794
TIME...MOT...LOC 2222Z 265DEG 51KT 4030 8836

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

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