THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
602 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING
IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS
IN EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS
DE KALB LA SALLE LEE
IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS
GRUNDY KANE KANKAKEE
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AURORA, BOLINGBROOK, BOULDER HILL,
BOURBONNAIS, BRADLEY, BYRON, COAL CITY, DEKALB, DIXON, DWIGHT,
ELGIN, FAIRBURY, GIBSON CITY, GILMAN, JOLIET, KANKAKEE, LA SALLE,
MARSEILLES, MENDOTA, MINOOKA, MORRIS, MOUNT MORRIS, ONARGA,
OREGON, OSWEGO, OTTAWA, PAXTON, PERU, PLANO, POLO, PONTIAC,
ROCHELLE, STREATOR, SYCAMORE, WATSEKA, AND YORKVILLE.
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN LIVINGSTON...SOUTHWESTERN
KANKAKEE...FORD AND WESTERN IROQUOIS COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 AM CDT...
AT 1030 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES WEST OF DWIGHT TO NEAR COLFAX.
MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 55 MPH.
HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PAXTON, DWIGHT, FAIRBURY, GIBSON CITY, PIPER CITY, GILMAN, HERSCHER,
CLIFTON, ONARGA, FORREST, CHATSWORTH, ODELL, ASHKUM, BUCKLEY, CULLOM,
GIBSON, DANFORTH, MELVIN, SAUNEMIN AND LODA.
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR
CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL, NORTHEASTERN AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.
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