Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
708 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

ILZ100>102-MOZ063>065-261300-
MADISON IL-MONROE IL-ST. CLAIR IL-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-
708 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN ST. CLAIR...
SOUTHWESTERN MADISON AND NORTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN
ILLINOIS...CENTRAL ST. LOUIS...AND NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES IN
EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND ST. LOUIS CITY UNTIL 800 AM CDT...

AT 708 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM MOLINE ACRES TO HIGH RIDGE. MOVEMENT WAS
SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ST. LOUIS...BELLEVILLE...UNIVERSITY CITY...GRANITE CITY...O`FALLON...
KIRKWOOD...EAST ST. LOUIS...COLLINSVILLE...WEBSTER GROVES...
FERGUSON...ARNOLD...FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS...OVERLAND...CLAYTON...
CAHOKIA...JENNINGS...SWANSEA...SHILOH...
CRESTWOOD AND BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 64 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 9 AND 23.
 INTERSTATE 44 IN MISSOURI BETWEEN EXITS 272 AND 277.
 INTERSTATE 55 IN MISSOURI BETWEEN EXITS 187 AND 191.

THIS ALSO INCLUDES  SCOTT JOPLIN HISTORIC SITE...MASTODON HISTORIC
SITE...AND HORSESHOE LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 3819 9017 3848 9057 3881 9022 3865 8970
      3863 8971
TIME...MOT...LOC 1208Z 305DEG 31KT 3873 9023 3847 9053

$$

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