Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
629 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

ILZ072-073-290015-
LAWRENCE-RICHLAND-
629 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN RICHLAND AND NORTHWESTERN
LAWRENCE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM CDT...

AT 629 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
CLAREMONT...OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OLNEY...MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OLNEY...SUMNER...CLAREMONT...CALHOUN AND CHAUNCEY.

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 3877 8818 3885 8787 3885 8785 3865 8788
      3860 8800
TIME...MOT...LOC 2329Z 161DEG 8KT 3867 8795

$$

SMITH



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