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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
725 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

ILZ027-036-211300-
Knox-Fulton-
725 AM CDT MON AUG 21 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL FULTON AND SOUTHERN
KNOX COUNTIES UNTIL 800 AM CDT...

At 725 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Abingdon, or 10 miles south of Galesburg, moving east at 20 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Abingdon, Knoxville, London Mills, Maquon, Gilson, St. Augustine,
Delong and Middle Grove.

This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 59 and 64.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4090 9005 4062 9009 4071 9044 4085 9045
      4090 9044
TIME...MOT...LOC 1225Z 279DEG 17KT 4080 9039

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