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Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 :: 03:59 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:30AM

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... East central Christian County in central Illinois... Southwestern Moultrie County in central Illinois... Central Shelby County in central Illinois...

* Until 430 AM CDT.

* At 358 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Westervelt, or 11 miles northwest of Shelbyville, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Shelbyville, Assumption, Windsor, Findlay, Tower Hill, Westervelt, Clarksburg, Wolf Creek State Park and Eagle Creek State Park.

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

Instructions:

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 Lincoln. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. 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.

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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