The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Champaign-Clark-Clay-Coles-Crawford-Cumberland-Douglas-Edgar-Effingham-Jasper-Lawrence-Moultrie-Piatt-Richland-Shelby and Vermilion counties
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois and southeast Illinois.
DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT… Thunderstorm chances will increase this afternoon into tonight. Organized severe storms are not anticipated, but the stronger storms may produce gusty winds and small hail.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY… Thunderstorm chances will linger into the weekend. A few severe storms are possible Friday afternoon, especially east of Interstate 57. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary threats, but an isolated tornado is possible.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT… Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.