Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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

ILZ080-081-084-085-088-089-092-093-MOZ076-086-087-111-250245-
UNION IL-PERRY IL-PULASKI IL-JACKSON IL-WILLIAMSON IL-FRANKLIN IL-
JOHNSON IL-ALEXANDER IL-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER MO-SCOTT MO-
CAPE GIRARDEAU MO-
854 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FRANKLIN...UNION...JACKSON...
SOUTHERN PERRY...NORTHWESTERN ALEXANDER...PULASKI...WILLIAMSON...
NORTHWESTERN JOHNSON...CAPE GIRARDEAU...PERRY...NORTH CENTRAL SCOTT
AND NORTHEASTERN BOLLINGER COUNTIES UNTIL 945 PM CDT...

AT 852 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF STORMS
EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPE GIRARDEAU TO NEAR TAMMS...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 40 MPH.

WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...CARBONDALE...MARION...JACKSON...HERRIN...CHESTER...
PERRYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MURPHYSBORO...BENTON...DU QUOIN...
CARTERVILLE...SCOTT CITY...ANNA...JOHNSTON CITY...CHRISTOPHER...
JONESBORO...ZEIGLER...DE SOTO AND CRAINVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3711 8914 3740 9015 3762 9015 3782 9000
      3787 8994 3787 8990 3791 8984 3788 8980
      3785 8979 3785 8974 3780 8968 3782 8968
      3797 8959 3812 8870
TIME...MOT...LOC 0152Z 211DEG 69KT 3741 8935

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