.SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FAYETTE COUNTY UNTIL 745 AM
At 712 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Vandalia, moving east at 30 mph.
Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include…
Vandalia, St. Elmo, Brownstown, Wrights Corner, Shobonier, Avena, La
Clede, Shafter, St. Peter, Loogootee, St. James, St. Paul, Hagerstown
and Bayle City.
This includes Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 61 and 76.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
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.