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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 4:15 AM CDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 430 am CDT
for eastern McLean... southwestern McHenry and east central Mercer
counties...

At 414 am CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 4 miles west of Karlsruhe to 9 miles south of Butte to
5 miles west of Washburn, moving southeast at 35 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of
eastern McLean... southwestern McHenry and east central Mercer
counties, including the following locations... Voltaire, Ruso,
Bergen, Strawberry Lake and Falkirk.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Wind damage with these storms will occur before any rain or
lightning. Do not wait for the sound of thunder before taking cover.
Seek shelter immediately inside a sturdy structure and stay away from
windows.


Lat... Lon 4795 10057 4767 10063 4767 10067 4751 10067
      4733 10075 4725 10075 4724 10098 4729 10103
      4729 10112 4728 10118 4725 10120 4727 10126
      4724 10126 4724 10163 4758 10119 4785 10103
      4785 10097 4795 10097 4803 10092 4813 10064
time... Mot... loc 0914z 296deg 29kt 4807 10071 4771 10063 4731 10115

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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