309 PM CDT Sun Oct 7 2018
National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the following counties:
Coles-Cumberland-De Witt-Douglas-Edgar-Moultrie -Shelby-Vermilion
Scattered thunderstorms will occur across the area late this afternoon and tonight. Some thunderstorms may become severe this afternoon and evening with locally damaging winds to 60 mph the main threat. An isolated tornado can not be ruled out as well. Locally, heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding of roads in low lying areas.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY…
Periodic chances for thunderstorms are forecast for early Monday morning, and again Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. Some of the storms on Wednesday afternoon could become severe, with damaging winds and hail. Locally heavy rainfall could produce some flash flooding of roads in low lying and poor drainage areas.