Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
931 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

ILZ075-080-081-084-085-MOZ076-250330-
PERRY IL-JACKSON IL-WILLIAMSON IL-FRANKLIN IL-JEFFERSON IL-PERRY MO-
931 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JEFFERSON...FRANKLIN...JACKSON...
PERRY...WILLIAMSON AND PERRY COUNTIES UNTIL 1030 PM CDT...

AT 930 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS THAT JUST PRODUCED A GUST TO 53 MPH AS THEY PASSED
THROUGH CARTERVILLE ILLINOIS. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTH AT 50
MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 45 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CARBONDALE...MARION...MOUNT VERNON...HERRIN...CHESTER...PERRYVILLE...
WEST FRANKFORT...MURPHYSBORO...BENTON...DU QUOIN...PINCKNEYVILLE...
CARTERVILLE...JOHNSTON CITY...CHRISTOPHER...REND LAKE AREA...
SESSER...ZEIGLER...DE SOTO...CRAINVILLE AND CAMBRIA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3847 8873 3765 8872 3762 9005 3791 8984
      3780 8967 3796 8959 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3847 8914
TIME...MOT...LOC 0230Z 186DEG 54KT 3793 8922

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