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Heavy Rain Possible Tonight

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect until 1 AM Wednesday.

After morning rain showers, we’ll see mostly cloudy skies with highs topping out near 60. Then, as we head into this evening we could see some strong to severe storms. The main threats will be damaging winds, large hail, and flash flooding. Some areas could pick up to an inch or two as this line moves through the area. The rain and storms should exit the area by 1 AM and we’ll be dry and mild by the morning commute. Here’s the latest timing of the storm’s arrival.

Here’s what our Precisioncast has:

8PM or so: Storms Enter Knox/Fulton counties. Heavy rain and gusty winds are likely.

9PM: Line continues to push East with moderate to heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and maybe some small hail.

11 PM: Storms push east of the Illinois River. The severe weather threat transitions to a Flash Flooding Threat.

Thing clear out by Sunrise.

Today: Mostly cloudy and cool. Evening storms. High near 60.

Tonight: Showers and storms before 1 AM. Heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the middle 60s.



Joe Puma

Good Morning Illinois Meteorologist

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