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Central Illinois Faces Friday Afternoon Storms, Tornadoes and Floods

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Meteorologist Andrew Pritchard took this picture of a tornado near Cisco on June 25, 2021.

Updated Friday at 10:50 p.m.

Updated Friday at 10:22 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:56 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:52 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:32 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:21 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:18 p.m.

Updated Friday at 8:00 p.m.

There are no reports of major damage or injuries after a brief tornado in Central Illinois on Friday evening. Illinois Public Media Meteorologist Andrew Pritchard spotted the brief tornado just between 6:45 and 7:00 p.m. near Cisco in Piatt County. Earlier in the evening, the National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for central Illinois, including Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Danville, Springfield and more cities until 11:00 p.m. Conditions could produce large hail, high winds and an occassional tornado.

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Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick

Reginald Hardwick is the News & Public Affairs Director for the Illinois Newsroom. He started at WILL in October of 2019 after serving as News Director for WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan. Previously, he was a news producer and manager at the NBC station in Dallas, where he won 7 Emmy awards. Born in Vietnam, Reginald is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Email: rh14@illinois.edu Twitter: @RNewsWILL

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