SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 380 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 4 AM CDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS DE KALB LA SALLE LEE IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS GRUNDY KANE KENDALL MCHENRY THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALGONQUIN, AURORA, COAL CITY, CRYSTAL LAKE, DEKALB, DIXON, ELGIN, LA SALLE, MARSEILLES, MCHENRY, MENDOTA, MINOOKA, MORRIS, OSWEGO, OTTAWA, PLANO, STREATOR, SYCAMORE, WOODSTOCK, AND YORKVILLE. THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR BOONE, OGLE AND WINNEBAGO COUNTIES.
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northern Illinois including the following counties... BOONE..BUREAU..DEKALB..GRUNDY..HENRY..KANE..KENDALL..LASALLE.. LEE..MCHENRY..OGLE..PUTNAM AND WINNEBAGO COUNTIES.. * Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 1155 PM until 400 AM CDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible A tornado or two possible SUMMARY...A well-organized cluster of storms will continue to move eastward across northern Illinois during the early part of the overnight. Damaging wind gusts are expected to be the primary hazard. The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of Rockford IL to 40 miles northeast of Marseilles IL.