Severe Thunderstorm Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  LOGAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN SANGAMON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN MASON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHEASTERN MENARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MCLEAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  NORTHWESTERN MACON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  DE WITT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 615 AM CDT

* AT 537 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR BLOOMINGTON TO NEAR ATLANTA TO NEAR ATHENS...
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LINCOLN...CLINTON...HEYWORTH...MAROA...ATLANTA...MOUNT PULASKI...
  WILLIAMSVILLE...ILLIOPOLIS...MCLEAN...GREENVIEW...STANFORD...
  WAPELLA...WAYNESVILLE...ELKHART...LATHAM...KENNEY...MIDDLETOWN...
  HARTSBURG...CHESTNUT AND CORNLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 155 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 6.
 INTERSTATE 55 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 108 AND 154.
 INTERSTATE 72 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 119 AND 124.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

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.

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LAT...LON 4025 8867 3981 8926 4004 8980 4032 8935
      4032 8927 4040 8926 4047 8918
TIME...MOT...LOC 1037Z 306DEG 39KT 4043 8906 4024 8930 3998 8966

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

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