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Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
Friday July 8th, 2022 :: 07:41 p.m. CDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:15PM Friday

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Wayne County in south central Illinois... Hamilton County in south central Illinois...

* Until 815 PM CDT.

* At 740 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of Wayne City to 9 miles northeast of Thompsonville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of southwestern Wayne and Hamilton Counties, including the following locations... Broughton, Belle Prairie City and Dahlgren. This includes Interstate 64 in Illinois between Mile Markers 93 and 109.



For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Paducah. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Hamilton County, Illinois Nixle
100 S Jackson St
McLeansboro, IL 62859

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Alert Details

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

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