Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued May 15 at 3:20PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:20 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015
Expires: 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015

AT 320 PM...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM NEAR MOUNT
VERNON AND WEST FRANKFORT TO NEAR SIKESTON AND CAIRO. MOVEMENT OF
THE ACTIVITY WAS NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH. THROUGH 5 PM...AS THE
ACTIVITY CONTINUES ACROSS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND INTO WEST
KENTUCKY...THE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS 30
TO 45 MPH...AND PEA TO POSSIBLY DIME SIZE HAIL. THE DEVELOPMENT OF
A BRIEF SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH 1 INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WINDS
CANNOT BE RULED OUT COMPLETELY...SO MONITOR FOR ADDITIONAL
STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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