SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 167 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 745 PM CDT SAT JUN 9 2018 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 167 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BUREAU CARROLL HENRY JO DAVIESS LEE OGLE PUTNAM ROCK ISLAND STEPHENSON WHITESIDE WINNEBAGO
“A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for a portion of north central Illinois, including Rockford. A thunderstorm complex is expected to move southeast into this area after 10-11 pm and be capable of producing severe winds and possibly large hail. A few thunderstorms may also develop in advance of this.
Have multiple ways to receive warnings if any are issued for your area and a plan to access safe shelter if needed.” – NWS Chicago