Severe weather possible this evening and night;
flash flooding expected
National Weather Service in Lincoln, 6:09 a.m. Thursday
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[April 03, 2014]
Lincoln office of the National Weather Service released the
following weather outlook:
According to the National Weather
Service office in Lincoln, a flood watch is in effect through Friday
morning for the central and east-central Illinois counties of
Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas,
Edgar, Logan, Macon, Menard, Moultrie, Piatt, Sangamon, Shelby and
Thursday and Thursday night
A warm front will continue to lift into the area Thursday, with
scattered thunderstorms continuing. Then a strong cold front will
bring widespread thunderstorms Thursday night. There is a slight
risk that some of these storms could become severe. The main severe
threats are large hail and damaging winds, with a few tornadoes
Heavy rainfall Thursday and Thursday night will bring an
additional 1 to 2 inches of rain to the area, on top of the 1 to 2
inches that occurred Wednesday and Wednesday night. These heavy
rains will cause flooding on some area rivers and streams.
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Friday through Wednesday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Spotter information statement
Spotter activation will be likely later Thursday afternoon and
again Thursday night.
For updates, check http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ilx/.
[Text from National Weather
Service, Lincoln office]