Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Winnebago County valid until 5:45pm- 1″ diameter hail reported

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1 inch diameter hail nearly covering the ground at Durand City at 5:32pm.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northwestern Winnebago County in north central Illinois...

* Until 545 PM CDT

* At 519 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Durand, or 12
  miles west of Rockton, moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...Half dollar size hail. 

  SOURCE...Radar indicated. 

  IMPACT...Damage to vehicles is expected. 

* Locations impacted include...
  Rockford, Pecatonica, Durand and Lake Summerset. 


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