The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northeastern Piatt County in central Illinois…
Northeastern De Witt County in central Illinois…
Southeastern McLean County in central Illinois…
Champaign County in east central Illinois…
* Until 600 PM CDT.
* At 515 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles northeast of Farmer City to Mahomet to near
Seymour, moving east at 45 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Severe thunderstorms will be near…
Tolono and Lake Of The Woods around 520 PM CDT.
Champaign, Urbana and Savoy around 525 PM CDT.
Fisher, Philo and Thomasboro around 530 PM CDT.
Rantoul, St. Joseph and Sidney around 535 PM CDT.
Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include
Homer, Gifford and Ogden.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 57 between mile markers 226 and 257.
Interstate 72 between mile markers 173 and 182.
Interstate 74 between mile markers 165 and 197.
A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM CDT for central and
east central Illinois.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
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