Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
717 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

ILZ089-280100-
JOHNSON IL-
717 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR JOHNSON COUNTY ILLINOIS...

AT 713 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
VIENNA...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM THROUGH
800 PM CDT.

ALSO...ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED WITHIN
AN HOUR ACROSS PARTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY. GIVEN THE HILLY
TERRAIN...SMALL DITCHES AND CREEKS WILL FILL UP QUICKLY. SOME LOW
LYING AND POORLY DRAINED ROADWAYS AND LAND AREAS MAY BRIEFLY
INUNDATED WITH WATER.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VIENNA...GOREVILLE...BUNCOMBE AND SIMPSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 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 AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...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 PADUCAH.

&&

LAT...LON 3739 8904 3757 8902 3750 8871 3734 8871
      3733 8886
TIME...MOT...LOC 0013Z 294DEG 16KT 3746 8895

$$

SMITH



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