Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service St Louis MO
900 PM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

ILZ100-190245-
Madison IL-
900 PM CDT MON SEP 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN
SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS UNTIL 945 PM CDT...

At 859 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Collinsville, moving east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Collinsville, Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Highland, Troy, Maryville,
St. Jacob, Marine, Pierron, Grantfork and Kuhn.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 21 and 30.
 Interstate 55 in Illinois near exit 23.

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.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in St Louis.

&&

LAT...LON 3866 8998 3878 8998 3886 8960 3866 8960
TIME...MOT...LOC 0159Z 264DEG 28KT 3869 9000

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