Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
635 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

ILZ044-053-280030-
MACON-PIATT-
635 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PIATT AND NORTHEASTERN MACON
COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM CDT...

AT 634 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
OREANA...OR 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF DECATUR...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MONTICELLO...BEMENT...CERRO GORDO...ARGENTA...WHITE HEATH...OAKLEY...
IVESDALE...CISCO...LODGE AND MILMINE.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 149 AND 173.

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.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3984 8846 3987 8883 4001 8884 4017 8847
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 260DEG 11KT 3994 8881

$$

SMITH



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