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Updated: Sunday freeze warning issued for East Central Illinois

New 4:35 p.m. Saturday:

A freeze warning has been issued for all of East Central Illinois except Ford and Iroquois counties from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday.

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New 9:40 a.m. Friday:

Coming Saturday: Season's first frost

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Updated: multiple weather advisories expire for Vermilion County

NEW 9:57 p.m.:

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for central Vermilion County until 10:45 p.m. Friday.

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NEW 9:55 p.m.:

A flash flood warning has been issued for northern Vermilion County until 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

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NEW 8:50 p.m.:

Updated: flood advisories remain for eastern counties

NEW 9:37 a.m. Saturday:

A flash flood warning is in effect for northeastern Vermilion County until 12:30 p.m. Saturday and for southeastern Iroquois County until 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

A flood advisory is in effect for northeastern Vermilion County until 10:45 a.m. Saturday and for eastern Iroquois County until 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Updated: flood advisories in effect Tuesday

NEW 10:25 a.m. Tuesday:

A flood advisory has been issued for southeastern Iroquois County until 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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A flash flood warning is in effect for southwestern Edgar County until 11:45 a.m. Tuesday and for northern Vermilion County until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Updated: Tornado watch for Ford and Iroquois counties

Update: 4:50 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Ford and Iroquois counties.

The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

Meanwhile, a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for a portion of East Central Illinois.

July weather: Back to normal

CHAMPAIGN — After unusually wet conditions in May and June, Champaign-Urbana returned to relatively normal weather in July.

The Illinois State Water Survey reported that precipitation for the month was about a half-inch below the normal of 4.7 inches, and that the mean temperature was 1.3 degrees below normal.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for three area counties

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for southern Piatt, northeastern Macon and southeastern DeWitt counties until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The National Weather Service said 60 miles per hour wind gusts and quarter-sized hail are possible.  You should monitor the weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter.

Heat advisory issued for Tuesday

A heat advisory has been issued for DeWitt, Piatt, Moultrie, Coles and Shelby counties from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The National Weather service said the heat index will be in the 105 to 110 range.  You should limit your time outdoors, wear loose-fitting clothes, drink plenty of water and check on pets and the elderly.

Heat advisory in effect for East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect for our entire listening area until Saturday night.

For Champaign, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby and Vermilion counties, the advisory runs until 7 p.m. Saturday. Ford and Iroquois counties are under the advisory until 8 p.m. Saturday.