SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN OGLE…NORTHERN LEE… NORTHERN DE KALB AND NORTHWESTERN KANE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM CDT

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

At 521 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Genoa to near Sycamore to Hillcrest to
near Sterling. Movement was south at 10 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Sycamore, Dixon, Rochelle, Genoa, DeKalb, Hampshire, Cortland,
Hillcrest, Malta, Franklin Grove, Ashton, Virgil, Creston,
Burlington, Steward and Nelson.

Including the following interstates…
I-39 between mile markers 92 and 101.
I-88 between mile markers 45 and 98.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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