Special Weather Statement issued August 12 at 3:51AM CDT by NWS Chicago IL

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At 350 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Watseka to near Gibson City. Movement was
east at 30 mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include…
Watseka, Paxton, Fairbury, Gibson City, Gilman, Clifton, Milford,
Chatsworth, Onarga, Forrest, Sheldon, Chebanse, Cissna Park, Piper
City, Ashkum, Buckley, Cullom, Martinton, Stockland and Crescent
City.

Including the following interstate…
I-57 between mile markers 258 and 301.
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 400 AM CDT for
central and east central Illinois.

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