Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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

ILZ084-272315-
JACKSON IL-
533 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTY UNTIL
615 PM CDT...

AT 531 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES SOUTHWEST OF AVA...OR 14 MILES WEST OF MURPHYSBORO...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM. IN ADDITION...RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF AN INCH WILL
CAUSE BRIEF FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED LOCATIONS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GORHAM.

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.

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.

IF ON OR NEAR KINKAID LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3789 8961 3779 8938 3767 8951 3769 8952
      3771 8958 3775 8962 3775 8967 3779 8966
      3782 8968
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 306DEG 17KT 3777 8960

$$

SMITH



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