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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
514 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ILZ062-063-066>068-071-282245-
EFFINGHAM-CLARK-CLAY-JASPER-CUMBERLAND-CRAWFORD-
514 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN CRAWFORD...EASTERN
EFFINGHAM...NORTH CENTRAL CLAY...SOUTHWESTERN CLARK...JASPER AND
SOUTHERN CUMBERLAND COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT...

AT 512 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MARTINSVILLE TO NEAR
EFFINGHAM...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 25 MPH.

WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND BRIEF SMALL HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...CASEY...TEUTOPOLIS...GREENUP...TOLEDO...
MARTINSVILLE...WATSON...DIETERICH...BIBLE GROVE...WILLOW HILL...
JEWETT...MONTROSE...HIDALGO...HAZEL DELL...ANNAPOLIS...EFFINGHAM
COUNTY AIRPORT...HUNT CITY...WHEELER AND YALE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 151 AND 166.
 INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 90 AND 134.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3913 8766 3877 8857 3916 8861 3939 8792
      3915 8765
TIME...MOT...LOC 2212Z 343DEG 22KT 3937 8792 3909 8857

$$

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