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.