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Rockford Scanner™: Possibility Of Strong Winds/Storms Later Tonight, Large Tornado In Iowa

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Following tonight’s rain and thunderstorms, snow returns to the area, mostly in the form of a wintry mix, tomorrow night and into Monday with some light, slushy accumulations possible north of I-88. Pleasant conditions are then in store for the middle of next week.

A line of showers and storms developing across southwest Iowa this afternoon will quickly move ENE through this evening. While a few storms are possible before 10pm, the main line containing potentially damaging winds will move through roughly in the 10pm to 1am window.

Sources have been reporting a large tornado that has happened a little bit ago in Iowa. 

Photos by Manning

Storm Chaser Adam Lucio

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central
Illinois...Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
     Limited Tornado risk.
     Limited hail risk...up to Nickle size.
     Limited damaging wind risk...up to 60 mph.
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.

DISCUSSION...

Severe thunderstorms developing over Iowa this afternoon will 
consolidate into two eastward moving lines this evening. The two 
lines of storms are expected to move across northern Illinois and 
northwestern Indiana during the evening hours in advance of an 
approaching cold front. Strong wind gusts, potentially locally in 
excess of 60 mph, will be the primary threat with these storms 
this evening. A low threat for a tornado or two also exists, 
mainly west of the Interstate 39 corridor. 

Strong southwesterly winds, gusting at times to 45 to 50 mph, are
also likely tonight outside of the thunderstorms. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Sunday...
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Sunday Night...
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  Limited Snow Risk.
Monday...
  Limited Snow Risk.
Thursday...
  Limited Snow Risk.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

 Spotters may be needed this evening across northwestern and parts
 of northeastern Illinois.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Moving toward the east-northeast at 50 to 60 mph

 


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