Weather

Weather

We interrupt this program ...

On a night with a big golf tournament, the Tony Awards and a potentially historic comeback in the NBA Finals, one major story dominated local news stations: the weather.

Danville urges residents to report rain damage

DANVILLE — City officials are asking Danville residents to report as soon as possible any sinkholes or drainage problems stemming from storms and flooding earlier in the week that haven't already been identified.

Flash flood watch issued for two area counties

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Ford and Iroquois counties in effect until Friday morning.

Thunderstorms are possible in these areas on Thursday night with two to three inches of rain possible in spots.  This new rain combined with the already saturated ground could lead to flash flooding.

Sunday storm damage

Residents are cleaning up and assessing the damage after strong storms rolled through East Central Illinois on Sunday June 7, 2015.

Updated: strong storms pass through East Central Illinois

New 10:20 p.m. Sunday:

From the National Weather Service:
 

Tornado watch in effect until early Monday

From the National Weather Service:

Flood advisory issued for two area counties

The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for southeastern Macon County until 8:15 p.m. Friday and for southern Vermilion County until 7:15 p.m. Friday.

Minor flooding is expected in these areas.  You should not attempt to drive over a flooded roadway, and you should secure outdoor items so they are not washed away.

Rain leads to a pair of flood advisories in Iroquois County

As the rain continues, officials are keeping an eye on a pair of waterways in Iroquois County.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portion of Ford County

From the National Weather Service:
 

Updated: new set of cold weather advisories issued for East Central Illinois

New 4:09 p.m. Thursday:

A freeze warning has been issued for Vermilion and Edgar counties from 1 a.m. until 8 a.m. Friday.  In these areas, the low temperature Friday morning could reach 30 degrees.