Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1009 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

ILZ042>044-051>054-250400-
MOULTRIE-MACON-PIATT-DE WITT-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-LOGAN-
1009 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LOGAN...EAST CENTRAL
SANGAMON...WESTERN PIATT...NORTH CENTRAL MOULTRIE...MACON...NORTH
CENTRAL CHRISTIAN AND DE WITT COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 PM CDT...

AT 1008 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER ILLIOPOLIS...OR 16 MILES WEST OF DECATUR...MOVING EAST AT 50
MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DECATUR...CLINTON...MOUNT ZION...FORSYTH...MAROA...CERRO GORDO...
HARRISTOWN...LONG CREEK...WARRENSBURG...ARGENTA...ILLIOPOLIS...
OREANA...NIANTIC...MECHANICSBURG...WAPELLA...MOUNT AUBURN...
DE LAND...WELDON...LATHAM AND KENNEY.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 117 AND 163.

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 3974 8946 4024 8897 4019 8858 3974 8866
TIME...MOT...LOC 0308Z 270DEG 43KT 3989 8925

$$

SMITH


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