715  
WWUS83 KILX 201254  
SPSILX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
754 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018  
 
ILZ066-067-071-072-201345-  
CLAY-RICHLAND-JASPER-EFFINGHAM-  
754 AM CDT SUN MAY 20 2018  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JASPER...CENTRAL RICHLAND
 
 
NORTHERN CLAY AND SOUTHEASTERN EFFINGHAM COUNTIES UNTIL 845 AM CDT...  
 
AT 752 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
IOLA, OR 15 MILES NORTH OF FLORA, MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.  
 
NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH  
THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
OLNEY, NEWTON, LOUISVILLE, WATSON, NOBLE, BIBLE GROVE, STE. MARIE,  
WILLOW HILL, CLAREMONT, CALHOUN, WHEELER, IOLA, SAILOR SPRINGS,  
INGRAHAM, WEST LIBERTY, BOGOTA, DUNDAS, MASON, OSKALOOSA AND HUNT  
CITY.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 57 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 146 AND 152.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY, SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO  
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3875 8865 3902 8865 3907 8796 3863 8798  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1252Z 272DEG 38KT 3889 8854  
 

 
 
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