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Special Weather Statement
ILZ075-076-081-082-085-086-272245-
HAMILTON IL-WAYNE IL-WILLIAMSON IL-FRANKLIN IL-JEFFERSON IL-
SALINE IL-
506 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WAYNE...HAMILTON...SALINE...
FRANKLIN...JEFFERSON AND WILLIAMSON COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT...

AT 505 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MOUNT VERNON TO NEAR CREAL
SPRINGS. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 40 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...
MARION...MOUNT VERNON...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...WEST FRANKFORT...BENTON...
CARTERVILLE...FAIRFIELD...ELDORADO...JOHNSTON CITY...MCLEANSBORO...
CHRISTOPHER...REND LAKE AREA...SESSER...ZEIGLER...CARRIER MILLS...
CRAINVILLE...CAMBRIA...ROYALTON AND ENERGY.

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 3860 8815 3826 8815 3825 8837 3760 8838
3760 8915 3795 8915 3795 8918 3809 8912
3817 8915 3848 8890 3847 8870 3861 8869
TIME...MOT...LOC 2205Z 212DEG 30KT 3822 8899 3762 8880

$$

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