Weather for Alton Illinois

Tornado Warning from 4/18/2024 6:10 PM to 7:15 PM CDT for Madison County, IL.


ILC005-027-119-163-189-190015-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service St Louis MO
610 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2024

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Clinton County in south central Illinois...
Bond County in south central Illinois...
Eastern Madison County in southwestern Illinois...
Northern Washington County in south central Illinois...
Northeastern St. Clair County in southwestern Illinois...

* Until 715 PM CDT.

* At 610 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located
along a line extending from Livingston to near O'Fallon to near
Millstadt, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* These dangerous storms will be near...
Belleville, O'Fallon, Swansea, Shiloh, Highland, Mascoutah,
Lebanon, Freeburg, Scott AFB, and Smithton around 615 PM CDT.
Trenton and Sorento around 620 PM CDT.
New Baden, Aviston, Pocahontas, and Reno around 625 PM CDT.
St. Rose, Albers, Jamestown, and New Memphis around 630 PM CDT.

Other locations in the path of these tornadic storms include
Greenville, Breese, Germantown, Woburn, Okawville, Beckemeyer, Beaver
Creek, Carlyle, Mulberry Grove, Tamalco and Boulder.

This also includes Carlyle Lake Recreational Area.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 24 and 52.
Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 12 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

&&

LAT...LON 3839 8915 3840 8999 3865 9001 3865 8976
3889 8983 3892 8971 3900 8970 3900 8959
3903 8959 3903 8925 3898 8926 3874 8925
3874 8914
TIME...MOT...LOC 2310Z 265DEG 39KT 3899 8977 3863 8992 3844 9006

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
Tornado Warning from 4/18/2024 5:56 PM to 6:45 PM CDT for Madison County, IL.


ILC117-119-182345-
/O.NEW.KLSX.TO.W.0036.240418T2256Z-240418T2345Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service St Louis MO
556 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2024

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northern Madison County in southwestern Illinois...
Southeastern Macoupin County in southwestern Illinois...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 556 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located over
Dorsey, moving east at 50 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* These dangerous storms will be near...
Worden, Prairietown, and Carpenter around 600 PM CDT.
Staunton and Livingston around 605 PM CDT.

This includes Interstate 55 in Illinois between exits 33 and 44.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

&&

LAT...LON 3892 8971 3883 9011 3884 9011 3885 9012
3898 9019 3916 8970 3900 8970
TIME...MOT...LOC 2256Z 257DEG 41KT 3894 8998

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
Currently
66°
Feels like 59°
Cloudy
Cloudy
Winds: SE 5.2 mph
Humidity: 82%
Pressure: 29.78 inHg
Visibility: 7 miles
UV Index: 0
Precip today: 1.5 in
Dew Point: 60° F
Sunrise: 6:19 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Today: Partly sunny and warm; a few afternoon thunderstorms, some severe; storms can bring flooding downpours, hail, damaging wind gusts, and an isolated tornado
Tonight: Breezy this evening with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm; otherwise, cloudy most of the time
Updated April 18, 6:18 PM
Call Time & Temperature
(618) 465-4545
Air Quality
AirQuality 57 Moderate
Grass 2 Low
Mold 3250 Low
Ragweed 0 Low
Tree 2250 Very High
UVIndex 8 Very High
5 Day Forecast
Thursday
04/18
Partly sunny w/ t-storms
90%
81° / 47°
Friday
04/19
Mostly cloudy
25%
61° / 42°
Saturday
04/20
Intermittent clouds
11%
56° / 39°
Sunday
04/21
Partly sunny
19%
60° / 37°
Monday
04/22
Partly sunny
10%
67° / 52°
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