UPDATE: 4.71 inches in Vermilion County since Sunday night

UPDATE: 4.71 inches in Vermilion County since Sunday night

New 9:50 a.m. Monday:

Several weather advisories remain in effect:

A flood warning is in effect for the Sangamon River at Monticello from Tuesday night until Friday morning.

A flood warning is in effect for the Vermilion Rover near Danville until Tuesday night.

A flood warning is in effect for the Iroquois River at Iroquois from late Monday night until Friday morning.

A flood warning is in effect for the Sugar Creek at Milford from Monday afternoon until Wednesday morning.

A flood advisory is in effect for Champaign and Vermilion counties until 2:15 p.m. Monday.

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    Residents are cleaning up and assessing the damage after strong storms rolled through East Central Illinois on Sunday.

Vermilion County Airport, northeast of Danville, reported 8.21 inches of rain since 7:15 p.m. Sunday on its website. Later reports indicated 4.71 inches had fallen in Danville in the past 24 hours.

The Illinois State Water Survey reported 2.44 inches in Champaign.

Emergency managers reported 4.99 inches in Ogden and 5.32 inches in Ludlow.

There have been reports of high winds, flash flooding which closed some roads and viaducts, hail and power outages, including 400 customers in Vermilion County.

In Danville, part of a vacant building collapsed in the downtown area from the storm. Also, part of a roof collapsed at another building in Danville.

Other reports relayed to the National Weather Service include:

— a possible tornado destroyed a barn with an attached shed near Seymour in Champaign County. 

— buildings at the 100 block of North Prospect in Champaign and the 1500 block of West Kenyon Street in Urbana were damaged.

— a 61 MPH wind gust was measured at Willard Airport in Savoy.

 

 

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