Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Paducah KY
1256 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

ILZ081-085>094-KYZ004-005-007-010-014-MOZ110>112-182000-
Massac IL-Gallatin IL-Pope IL-Union IL-Johnson IL-Hardin IL-
Saline IL-Alexander IL-Franklin IL-Williamson IL-Pulaski IL-
McCracken KY-Union KY-Ballard KY-Crittenden KY-Livingston KY-
Mississippi MO-Stoddard MO-Scott MO-
1256 PM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN UNION...PULASKI...
POPE...JOHNSON...SALINE...CENTRAL ALEXANDER...SOUTHEASTERN
FRANKLIN...HARDIN...MASSAC...EASTERN WILLIAMSON...GALLATIN...NORTHERN
MCCRACKEN...BALLARD...WESTERN LIVINGSTON...NORTHWESTERN CRITTENDEN...
WEST CENTRAL UNION...NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHERN SCOTT AND
NORTHEASTERN STODDARD COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM CST...

At 1255 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 9 miles northeast of Thompsonville to near
Creal Springs to near Anna to Tamms to near Essex. Movement was east
at 50 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Paducah, Marion, Sikeston, Harrisburg, Metropolis, Charleston,
Eldorado, Cairo, Vienna, Shawneetown, La Center, Miner, Wickliffe,
Carrier Mills, Rosiclare, Goreville, Brookport, Galatia, Ridgway and
Bertrand.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations 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.

&&

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 500 PM CST for
southern, south central and southeastern Illinois...southwestern
Indiana...western and northwestern Kentucky...and southeastern
Missouri.

LAT...LON 3689 8978 3711 8938 3738 8926 3765 8892
      3788 8877 3791 8812 3785 8806 3784 8803
      3782 8809 3780 8807 3780 8803 3764 8816
      3749 8806 3739 8847 3728 8851 3716 8843
      3707 8846 3706 8886 3694 8910 3692 8922
TIME...MOT...LOC 1855Z 254DEG 47KT 3798 8862 3766 8887 3749 8916 3725
8926 3673 8981

$$

Smith



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