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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Monday May 3rd, 2021 :: 08:19 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:00PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Coles County in east central Illinois... Southeastern Moultrie County in central Illinois... East central Shelby County in central Illinois... Northwestern Cumberland County in east central Illinois...

* Until 900 PM CDT.

* At 818 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Windsor, or 9 miles east of Shelbyville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Mattoon, Toledo, Neoga, Windsor, Lerna, Janesville, Paradise, Strasburg, Gays, Trowbridge, Etna, Wolf Creek State Park, Fox Ridge State Park, Eagle Creek State Park and Trilla. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 174 and 187. Interstate 70 near mile marker 115.

* AFFECTED AREAS: COLES, IL ... CUMBERLAND, IL ... MOULTRIE, IL ... SHELBY, IL

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Address/Location
Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
315 East Main Street
Shelbyville, IL 62565

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 217-774-1499

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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