Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

ILZ027-270400-
KNOX-
1018 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL KNOX COUNTY UNTIL 1100 PM
CDT...

AT 1018 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER KNOXVILLE...OR NEAR GALESBURG...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GALESBURG...KNOXVILLE...WATAGA...ONEIDA...ALTONA...VICTORIA...
MAQUON...RIO...GILSON...EAST GALESBURG...HENDERSON...DAHINDA...
GALESBURG AIRPORT AND DELONG.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 34 AND 61.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4115 9008 4079 9011 4083 9044 4115 9043
TIME...MOT...LOC 0318Z 185DEG 24KT 4092 9031

$$

SMITH



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