For more information on the risk for a few isolated strong to severe thunderstorms into northeast IL late this afternoon-early evening, check out this mesoscale discussion issued by NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center: https://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/md1268.html
Strong to locally damaging wind gusts and possibly hail are the threats from the strongest storms. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is unlikely to be issued
Around 1:20 pm today, emergency personnel were responding to an accident with injuries.
It happened in the area of E State and Summit.
There is an auto accident near this location.
Multiple injuries were reported. At least 2 ambulances have been dispatched to the scene.
Avoid the area.