At 1049 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Stronghurst, or 13 miles southeast of Oquawka, moving east at 35 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
Locations impacted include…
Abingdon, Galesburg, Knoxville, Gilson and Williamsfield.
This includes Interstate 74 between mile markers 47 and 68.
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
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