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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1149 PM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

ILZ045-046-190530-
Vermilion-Champaign-
1149 PM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN VERMILION AND
NORTHEASTERN CHAMPAIGN COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 AM CDT...

At 1148 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Gifford, or 9 miles east of Rantoul, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Hoopeston, Rossville, Gifford, Potomac, Rankin, Bismarck, Royal,
Henning, Collison, Middle Fork Wildlife Area, Armstrong, Alvin and
Penfield.

This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 199 and 200.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

&&

LAT...LON 4011 8793 4040 8807 4040 8794 4047 8793
      4049 8790 4049 8753 4026 8753
TIME...MOT...LOC 0448Z 230DEG 32KT 4030 8797

$$

Smith



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