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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
947 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

ILZ068-073-290330-
LAWRENCE-CRAWFORD-
947 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN CRAWFORD AND EASTERN
LAWRENCE COUNTIES UNTIL 1030 PM CDT...

AT 946 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
VINCENNES...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROBINSON...LAWRENCEVILLE...PALESTINE...FLAT ROCK...RUSSELLVILLE...NEW
HEBRON...BIRDS...BILLETT...PINKSTAFF AND LAWRENCEVILLE AIRPORT.

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 3868 8754 3866 8760 3860 8763 3899 8777
      3900 8758 3896 8751 3890 8752 3889 8754
      3888 8753 3886 8755 3885 8753 3882 8753
      3879 8750 3877 8751 3876 8750 3874 8750
TIME...MOT...LOC 0246Z 174DEG 17KT 3869 8754

$$

SMITH



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