Update 4PM CDT…

With impacting storms moving east, Iroquois County, Illinois and Benton, Jasper and Newton Counties in Indiana have been dropped from the Thunderstorm Watch

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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 9PM CDT that includes Iroquois and Vermilion Counties in Illinois and a good portion of Indiana – closest Indiana counties to Chicago are Benton, Jasper and Newton Counties. See Blue-shaded counties shown on headlined map of Watch area that also includes portions of Ohio and Kentucky.