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New 5:14 p.m. Friday:

Shortly after 5 p.m., the weather service canceled the tornado watch.


Original story 12:14 p.m. Friday:

East Central Illinois is under a tornado watch until 6 p.m. Counties include Champaign, Vermilion, Piatt, DeWitt, Ford, Iroquois and Macon.

You should monitor the conditions and be prepared to take shelter.