Tornado Watch, Flash Flood Warning Canceled


Published on August 12 2019 9:52 pm
Last Updated on August 13 2019 1:41 pm

**OUTDATED POST** These warnings have expired

It's definitely been a long night of severe weather across a large portion of the state. 

As of 1:45 am, the National Weather Service has canceled the Tornado Watch that was in effect until 3 am. 

Numerous Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued, as well as a Flash Flood Warning for areas north of Effingham (see below). 

At one point, tornado sirens also sounded in the City of Effingham after a trained weather spotter saw rotation in clouds above St. Anthony Hospital. 

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for portions of Christian, Shelby, Coles and Cumberland counties until 4:45 am Tuesday.

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