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Strong to severe storms possible this afternoon and evening

A cold front will move through the area this afternoon and evening, bringing a line of showers and storms. Some of these storms could become strong or severe.

High winds and large hail are the primary threats within any storms, but a few brief tornadoes can't be ruled out.

Storms will begin to move into areas near and west of the Illinois River as early as 4 PM. These will then cross over the Illinois River between 5-6 PM and then push east of I-55 by 8-9 PM.

Here's what radar could look like this afternoon and evening.

Make sure you have ways to receive any severe weather warnings that may be issued, including downloading our Heart of Illinois ABC app.

You can also keep an eye on the storms as they move through on our app using Interactive Radar. Download our app for free today here!

Tune in this evening for the latest Live Doppler Radar and your full 10 Day Forecast!

Brian Walder

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