Special Weather Statement

Published 08/27 2016 11:30PM

Updated 08/27 2016 11:30PM

Issued at: 08/27/2016 11:26:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/28/2016 12:30:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Henry ILC073-280530- HENRY- 1126 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016 ...A THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT NORTHERN HENRY COUNTY UNTIL 1230 AM CDT... AT 1124 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER ATKINSON...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF CAMBRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. THIS SMALL AREA OF STORMS HAS CONTINUED TO FORM OVER THE SAME AREAS FOR THE PAST HOUR...AND MAY CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT. MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN POORLY DRAINED AREAS AND NEAR SMALL STREAMS AS 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN WITH THESE STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... GENESEO...ATKINSON...ANNAWAN...HOOPPOLE AND MORRISTOWN. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN ILLINOIS BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 12 AND 35. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. LAT...LON 4139 8986 4137 9031 4150 9030 4158 8986 TIME...MOT...LOC 0424Z 253DEG 15KT 4142 9006 $$

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