The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
Southern Shelby County and Northwestern Effingham County until 2:45 P.M.
* At 207 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of
Cowden, or 14 miles southwest of Shelbyville, moving east at 35
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.
IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Locations impacted include…
Effingham, Teutopolis, Stewardson, Cowden, Beecher City, Shumway,
Moccasin, Strasburg, Herrick, Clarksburg, Sigel, Trowbridge, Mode
and Lake Sara.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 57 between mile markers 158 and 172.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 92 and 99.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a