Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued April 09 at 5:00PM CDT until April 09 at 11:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2015
Expires: 11 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PIKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...AND NORTHERN PIKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI UNTIL 545
PM CDT...
AT 459 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR FRANKFORD...OR 11 MILES NORTH OF BOWLING
GREEN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 65 MPH.
HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN.
LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
LOUISIANA...
PITTSFIELD...
PIKE...
ATLAS...
BARRY...
GRIGGSVILLE...
THIS STORM WILL IMPACT...
INTERSTATE 72 FROM EXIT 20 TO EXIT 35.
THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY....AND A TORNADO 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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