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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 12:43 PM EST on November 18, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on November 18, 2017


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 516 remains in effect until 600 PM EST
for the following locations


IL
. Illinois counties included are

Alexander Clark Clay
Clinton Coles Crawford
Cumberland Edgar Edwards
Effingham Fayette Franklin
Gallatin Hamilton Hardin
Jackson Jasper Jefferson
Johnson Lawrence Marion
Massac Perry Pope
Pulaski Randolph Richland
Saline Union Wabash
Washington Wayne white
Williamson




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:32 AM CST on November 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on November 18, 2017


... Wind Advisory now in effect from 6 am this morning to 6 PM CST
this evening...

* timing... gusty southerly winds will increase from mid to late
morning as a cold front arrives. In the wake of the front, even
stronger wind gusts from the northwest can be expected through
the afternoon.

* Winds... peak wind gusts will be 40 to 45 mph, especially in the
afternoon.

* Impacts... minor damage is possible along with more difficult
driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:09 AM CST on November 18, 2017

Expires 2:15 PM EST on November 18, 2017


... Public information statement...

... Safety rules for severe thunderstorms...

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National
Weather Service for the entire quad state area . This watch number
516 is in effect until 5 PM CST . The following safety tips are
being provided in the hope that the broadcast media will
frequently broadcast these messages while the watch affects their
area. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable
for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the
watch area. If you are in the watch area, keep up to date of the
latest weather information. These storms can develop rapidly, so
there may be occasions when advance warning is not possible.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means a severe thunderstorm has been
observed or indicated by radar. If you are in the path of or near
a storm, take immediate actions to protect life and properly.
Follow these safety rules:

In open country, you should seek shelter and avoid tall trees
which be targets for lightning. If there is no shelter, go to a
ditch or culvert, but be aware of rising water which can cause
flooding.

When indoors, stay away from outside walls and windows and go to
an interior room on the lowest level. Avoid using electrical
appliances while the storm is nearby.

In Mobile homes, you should leave and seek nearby safe shelter.

If swimming or on a boat, you should get to shore as quickly as
possible and find shelter.

A thunderstorm is considered severe when it contains one inch or
larger diameter size hail and/or wind gusts of 58 miles an hour or
greater. A severe thunderstorm also produces deadly lightning and
very heavy rain which can lead to flash flooding.

Remember, with any severe thunderstorm, there is always the
possibility of tornadoes... .safety rules for severe
thunderstorms...




1109 am CST Sat Nov 18 2017

... Public information statement...

... Safety rules for severe thunderstorms...

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National
Weather Service for the entire quad state area . This watch number
516 is in effect until 5 PM CST . The following safety tips are
being provided in the hope that the broadcast media will
frequently broadcast these messages while the watch affects their
area. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable
for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the
watch area. If you are in the watch area, keep up to date of the
latest weather information. These storms can develop rapidly, so
there may be occasions when advance warning is not possible.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means a severe thunderstorm has been
observed or indicated by radar. If you are in the path of or near
a storm, take immediate actions to protect life and properly.
Follow these safety rules:

In open country, you should seek shelter and avoid tall trees
which be targets for lightning. If there is no shelter, go to a
ditch or culvert, but be aware of rising water which can cause
flooding.

When indoors, stay away from outside walls and windows and go to
an interior room on the lowest level. Avoid using electrical
appliances while the storm is nearby.

In Mobile homes, you should leave and seek nearby safe shelter.

If swimming or on a boat, you should get to shore as quickly as
possible and find shelter.

A thunderstorm is considered severe when it contains one inch or
larger diameter size hail and/or wind gusts of 58 miles an hour or
greater. A severe thunderstorm also produces deadly lightning and
very heavy rain which can lead to flash flooding.

Remember, with any severe thunderstorm, there is always the
possibility of tornadoes... .safety rules for severe
thunderstorms...



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Wind Advisory
Alaska - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Freeze Watch
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory , Freeze Watch , Hard Freeze Watch
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning
Georgia - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Wind Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Lakeshore Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota -
Mississippi - Wind Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virgin Islands - Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch
West Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
- Gale Warning

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