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Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois

Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois

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The potential exists this afternoon for strong to severe storms in Springfield and the Central Illinois area.  The National Weather Service in Lincoln says thunderstorms will develop by early to mid afternoon.  Mid afternoon through evening is the timing of the main weather threat.

The impact of the storm carries with it the potential for damaging winds in excess of 75 mph, as well as the possibility of large hail and isolated tornadoes.

Stay tuned to Newsradio 1240 and 107.5 FM WTAX for weather updates as conditions warrant.

 

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