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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday May 6th, 2021 :: 02:17 p.m. CDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 02:45PM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Christian County in central Illinois... Southwestern Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 245 PM CDT.

* At 216 PM CDT, a confirmed tornado was located over Pana, or 12 miles east of Nokomis, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Weather spotters confirmed tornado. IMPACT...Expect damage to mobile homes, roofs, and vehicles.

* The tornado will be near... Tower Hill around 220 PM CDT. Cowden around 245 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Herrick and Oconee.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHRISTIAN, IL ... SHELBY, IL

Instructions:

To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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:
Extreme - Extraordinary 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:
Tornado Warning

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