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City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
Thursday May 19th, 2022 :: 06:33 p.m. CDT


Tornado Warning until 07:15PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Central Marion County in south central Illinois...

* Until 715 PM CDT.

* At 632 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Centralia, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Salem around 645 PM CDT. Other locations in the path of this tornadic thunderstorm include Kinmundy, Omega and Stephen Forbes Station. This includes Interstate 57 in Illinois between exits 116 and 127.



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.

City of Salem IL. Department of Emergency Management
201 S Rotan St
Salem, IL 62881

Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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