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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
832 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

ILC033-101-020200-
/O.CON.KILX.TO.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160502T0200Z/
CRAWFORD-LAWRENCE-
832 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN CRAWFORD AND NORTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTIES...

AT 831 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED OVER BIRDS...OR 5 MILES NORTH OF LAWRENCEVILLE...MOVING
EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD...TORNADO AND TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
         TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE DAMAGE IS
         LIKELY.

THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  RUSSELLVILLE AROUND 840 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
LAWRENCEVILLE AIRPORT AND PINKSTAFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

IF A TORNADO OR OTHER SEVERE WEATHER IS SPOTTED...REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OR YOUR LOCAL NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
WHO WILL SEND YOUR REPORT. THIS ACT MAY SAVE LIVES OF OTHERS IN THE
PATH OF DANGEROUS WEATHER.

&&

LAT...LON 3876 8777 3889 8778 3896 8752 3891 8753
      3890 8752 3889 8754 3888 8753 3886 8755
      3885 8753 3882 8753 3879 8750 3877 8751
      3876 8750 3874 8750 3872 8751
TIME...MOT...LOC 0131Z 264DEG 44KT 3880 8768

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...2.50IN

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