Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued April 07 at 10:55AM CDT until April 07 at 2:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:55 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Expires: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN WASHINGTON...ST.
FRANCOIS...NORTHWESTERN STE. GENEVIEVE...SOUTHERN JEFFERSON...
CLINTON...WESTERN WASHINGTON...ST. CLAIR...NORTHERN RANDOLPH...MONROE
AND SOUTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 AM CDT...
AT 1053 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM ST. JACOB TO
FREEBURG TO VALMEYER TO 5 MILES EAST OF RICHWOODS TO 5 MILES
NORTHEAST OF ANTHONIES MILL...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.
HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
FESTUS...
CRYSTAL CITY...
SCOTT AFB...
LEBANON...
FREEBURG...
MASCOUTAH...
HIGHLAND...
DE SOTO...
NEW BADEN...
RED BUD...
IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.
IN ADDITION...THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...AND A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AREA. BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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