729  
WUUS53 KLSX 191036  
SVRLSX  
ILC005-051-061-117-135-191145-  
/O.NEW.KLSX.SV.W.0086.170519T1036Z-170519T1145Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO  
536 AM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
BOND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...  
NORTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS...  
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...  
 
* UNTIL 645 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 536 AM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR CARROLLTON TO MASCOUTAH, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60  
MPH.  
 
THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.  
 
HAZARD...80 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED. EXPECT  
CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES.  
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
GREENVILLE, LITCHFIELD, HILLSBORO, CARLINVILLE, STAUNTON, VIRDEN,  
GILLESPIE, NOKOMIS, CARROLLTON, BRIGHTON, GIRARD, MOUNT OLIVE,  
BUNKER HILL, BENLD, GREENFIELD, RAMSEY, RAYMOND, WITT, WHITE OAK  
AND POCAHONTAS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 70 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 36 AND 52.  
INTERSTATE 55 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN EXITS 41 AND 63.  
 
THIS ALSO INCLUDES RAMSEY LAKE STATE PARK, BEAVER DAM STATE PARK,  
AND LAKE LOU YAEGER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION WITH TORNADO LIKE WIND  
SPEEDS EXPECTED. MOBILE HOMES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE  
ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND MAY BE  
OVERTURNED. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE  
LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THESE STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE  
SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3875 8929 3874 8956 3874 8959 3900 8964  
3900 9014 3926 9015 3922 9031 3917 9031  
3917 9041 3926 9053 3952 9016 3952 8953  
3935 8953 3935 8914 3922 8914 3921 8899  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1036Z 230DEG 53KT 3929 9034 3850 8980  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...80MPH  
 

 
 
TILLY  
 
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