UPDATED: tornado watch expires

UPDATED: tornado watch expires

New 5:00 p.m.

The tornado watch has expired for all area counties.


New 3:37 p.m. Sunday:

The tornado watch has been trimmed to unclude just Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Shelby and Moultrie counties.


New 2:24 p.m. Sunday:

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for southeastern Champaign County, southern Vermilion County, Douglas County and northern Edgar County until 3 p.m. Sunday.


Original story:

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of East Central Illinois except Ford, Iroquois and DeWitt counties until 7 p.m. Sunday.

The weather service said severe storms with hail, high winds, and isolated tornadoes are possible on Sunday. You should monitor the weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter.

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GLG wrote on November 05, 2017 at 1:11 pm

                          The National Service Weather Radio for Champaign 

                          is out of service  acording to the NWS website.