Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued October 13 at 1:59PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Expires: 2:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ALEXANDER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...FULTON COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...AND
STODDARD...SCOTT...NEW MADRID...MISSISSIPPI...CAPE GIRARDEAU...AND
SOUTHERN BOLLINGER COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI UNTIL 245 PM CDT...
AT 155 PM CDT...STORM SPOTTERS REPORTED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF MARBLE HILL TO ADVANCE TO
RISCO...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH HAVE BEEN REPORTED WITH THESE STORMS. THE
STRONG GUSTY WINDS MAY CONTINUE FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES AFTER THE
PASSAGE OF THE LINE OF STORMS.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LILBOURN...NEW MADRID...ORAN...
CHAFFEE...SIKESTON...BENTON...MINER...
SCOTT CITY...EAST PRAIRIE...CHARLESTON...AND
DELTA.
IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.
THESE STORMS 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.

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