The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Southern Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Eastern Effingham County in south central Illinois... * Until 300 PM CDT * At 228 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Montrose to 6 miles south of Watson, moving east at 70 mph. HAZARD...Quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damage to vehicles is expected. * Locations impacted include... Effingham, Newton, Teutopolis, Greenup, Watson, Dieterich, Edgewood, Jewett, Montrose, Wheeler, Hidalgo, Bogota, Hazel Dell, Woodbury, Mason, Rose Hill, Heartville, Sam Parr State Park, Gila, and Effingham County Airport. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 144 and 168. Interstate 70 between mile markers 90 and 120. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Lincoln.