A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for northern and western counties of our viewing area until 8pm.
Showers and storms will move through the area between 6-7pm along the Illinois River, and around 9-10pm along the I-55 corridor. Main concern will be damaging wind and hail potential with storms that develop this evening. With the loss of daytime heating after sunset, storms should start to weaken just a bit. The strongest of the storms should roll out of the area by late evening. Light to moderate showers will linger through early overnight.
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