Severe thunderstorm headed toward Livingston County

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El Paso IL  Quarter size hail at 4:26 pm

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Livingston County in central Illinois...

* Until 515 PM CDT

* At 413 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Secor, or 10 
  miles northeast of Eureka, moving east at 45 mph. This storm has a 
  history of producing golf ball size hail, the most recent of which 
  was in Washington at 352 PM CDT.

  HAZARD...Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. 

  SOURCE...Radar indicated. 

  IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail 
           damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect 
           wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. 

* Locations impacted include...
  Pontiac, Fairbury, Gridley, Forrest, Chatsworth, Flanagan, Cullom,
  Saunemin and Emington.


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

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service
office in Chicago.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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