Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:30PM CDT/12:30AM EDT for southeastern Iroquois County in Illinois and Benton County in Indiana

Update 11:20PM CDT…12:20AM EDT…

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN BENTON COUNTY
WILL EXPIRE AT 1230 AM EDT…

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.
Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 AM EDT for
northwestern Indiana.

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Update 11:06PM CDT/12:06AM EDT…¬†

..A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM EDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN BENTON COUNTY…THE WARNING IS DISCONTINUED FOR
IROQUOIS COUNTY

At 1206 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Lochiel to near Atkinson to Templeton, moving
east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include…
Fowler, Otterbein, Atkinson, Templeton, Barce, Lochiel and Oxford.

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Update 10:31PM CDT…

..A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 PM
CDT/1230 AM EDT/ FOR SOUTHEASTERN IROQUOIS AND BENTON COUNTIES…

At 1031 PM CDT/1131 PM EDT/, severe thunderstorms were located along
a line extending from Milford to near Claytonville to near Hoopeston,
moving east at 50 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile
homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

Locations impacted include…
Fowler, Otterbein, Stockland, Dunnington, Atkinson, Claytonville,
Talbot, Lochiel, Templeton, Barce, Freeland Park, Milford, Oxford,
Boswell, Wellington and Ambia.

Tree damage was reported earlier with this line of storms as they
passed through Gibson City.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

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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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Iroquois County in east central Illinois…
Benton County in northwestern Indiana…

Part of orange-shaded area at bottom of highlighted map…

* Until 1130 PM CDT/1230 AM EDT/

* At 1012 PM CDT/1112 PM EDT/, severe thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Onarga to near Paxton to near
Gifford, moving east at 50 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include…
Fowler, Otterbein, Stockland, Dunnington, Atkinson, Claytonville,
Talbot, Lochiel, Templeton, Barce, Freeland Park, Milford, Oxford,
Cissna Park, Boswell, Wellington and Ambia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.