At 850 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Amboy to near Henry, moving east at 60 mph.
An area of strong winds will continue behind the storms, with an
extended period of near 60 mph winds expected to last up to 2 hours.
HAZARD…75 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable
tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes,
roofs, and outbuildings.
Locations impacted include…
Sterling, Rock Falls, Princeton, Hennepin, Spring Valley, DePue,
Granville, Walnut, Ladd, Wyanet, Sheffield, Tiskilwa, Tampico, La
Moille, Dalzell, Buda, Bureau Junction, McNabb, Deer Grove and
These are potentially deadly storms. Seek shelter in an interior room
on the lowest floor of a well-built structure. Abandon vehicles in
search of a more substantial permanent structure. Stay away from