Special Weather Statement issued May 20 at 1:35PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 7 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018
Expires: 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018

...Special Weather Statement...
At 135 pm, a band of strong thunderstorms extended from just west
of West Frankfort to the Cape Girardeau area, southwest to near
Bloomfield. Movement of the activity was east 15 to 20 mph.
As the storms continue east, some of the stronger storms may
produce hail up to dime size and gusty winds in excess of 40
mph across portions of southern Illinois and southeast Missouri.
A few storms may increase in intensity and require a warning
through mid afternoon.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect for much of the area
through 8 pm. Continue to monitor weather conditions through the

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