Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
410 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

ILZ075-080-081-084-085-088-089-093-272200-
UNION IL-PERRY IL-PULASKI IL-JACKSON IL-WILLIAMSON IL-FRANKLIN IL-
JOHNSON IL-JEFFERSON IL-
410 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PULASKI...JACKSON...PERRY...
FRANKLIN...JEFFERSON...WILLIAMSON...UNION AND JOHNSON COUNTIES UNTIL
500 PM CDT...

AT 408 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR AVA TO NEAR COBDEN TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
KARNAK. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. GIVEN
ALL THE RAIN THAT HAS FALLEN...GROUNDS ARE VERY WET...AND EVEN 40
MPH WINDS MIGHT DOWN A SMALL TREE WITH WET GROUNDS AND SHALLOW ROOTS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3847 8870 3786 8871 3786 8876 3773 8871
      3734 8871 3734 8890 3723 8893 3723 8900
      3715 8910 3713 8926 3723 8927 3731 8920
      3733 8935 3794 8960 3822 8959 3821 8915
      3847 8914
TIME...MOT...LOC 2108Z 208DEG 34KT 3790 8939 3758 8919 3724 8908

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