Updated: severe thunderstorm watch issued

Updated: severe thunderstorm watch issued

NEW 9:05 p.m. Monday:  The severe thunderstorm watch has been extended until 3 a.m. Tuesday.

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A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Ford and Iroquois counties until 9 p.m. Monday.

Severe storms with high winds as the primary threat are expected in East Central Illinois Monday evening.  You should monitor the conditions and be prepared to take shelter.

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