Illinois — A Hazardous Weather Outlook and Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois, Northwest Illinois, West Central Illinois, East Central Iowa, Northeast Iowa, Southeast Iowa and Northeast Missouri.
- Des Moines
- Van Buren
- Jo Daviess
- Rock Island
- Henry IL
DAY ONE – THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
This afternoon and evening, a strong cold front will sweep across the outlook area. Scattered severe storms are likely. The primary threats are hail around golfball size and damaging wind gusts around 70 mph. Isolated tornadoes are also possible. Severe weather is most favored from 3 pm to 10 pm. Storm speeds around
50 mph will leave little time to take shelter. Remain alert for later statements and warnings.
Area rivers are experiencing flooding. Please see the latest Flood Statements and Flood Warnings for details.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
Snow showers are likely across east central Iowa and northwest Illinois Wednesday. Accumulations around an inch or two are possible along the highway 20 corridor. This will cause slick roads and brief periods of low visibility.
TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10:00 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
ADAMS BOONE BROWN BUREAU CARROLL CASS CHAMPAIGN CHRISTIAN CLARK CLAY COLES COOK CRAWFORD CUMBERLAND DE KALB DE WITT DOUGLAS DUPAGE EDGAR EFFINGHAM FORD FULTON GRUNDY HANCOCK HENDERSON HENRY IROQUOIS JASPER JO DAVIESS KANE KANKAKEE KENDALL KNOX LAKE LAWRENCE LA SALLE LEE LIVINGSTON LOGAN MACON MARSHALL MASON MCDONOUGH MCHENRY MCLEAN MENARD MERCER MORGAN MOULTRIE OGLE PEORIA PIATT PIKE PUTNAM RICHLAND ROCK ISLAND SANGAMON SCHUYLER SCOTT SHELBY STARK STEPHENSON TAZEWELL VERMILION WARREN WHITESIDE WILL WINNEBAGO WOODFORD
#BREAKING: A tornado in LaSalle County, Illinois causes severe damage to a nursing home. bit.ly/2mHO1H2 (Pic: David Sedath)
Reports of multiple tornadoes touching down in IllinoisTornado warnings in effect for several Illinois counties as severe storms stretch from Chicago to Little Rock, Arkansas. http://abcn.ws/2mqoVAD
Posted by ABC News on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
North of Marseilles along I-80
North of Marseilles along I-80 and E 26th road. Filmed from my house as it was breaking up.
Size of the hail in Plainfield, Illinois