Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1244 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

ILZ066-067-071-072-200630-
Clay-Richland-Jasper-Effingham-
1244 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JASPER...RICHLAND...CLAY AND
SOUTHERN EFFINGHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 130 AM CDT...

At 1243 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Watson to 6 miles south of Omega. Movement
was east at 35 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Olney, Flora, Newton, Altamont, Louisville, Clay City, Watson, Noble,
Dieterich, Edgewood, Xenia, Bible Grove, Ste. Marie, Willow Hill,
Parkersburg, Claremont, Calhoun, Wheeler, Iola and Sailor Springs.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 57 between mile markers 142 and 156.
 Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 87.

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.

&&

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for
south central and southeastern Illinois.

LAT...LON 3860 8816 3861 8870 3891 8870 3891 8881
      3908 8880 3906 8795 3885 8795 3885 8791
      3857 8791 3857 8815
TIME...MOT...LOC 0543Z 285DEG 38KT 3902 8851 3861 8878

$$

SB



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