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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Beryl’s to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

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Beryl weakens to tropical storm after sweeping into Texas as Cat 1 hurricane; may pass over Illinois

From NWS Lincoln: Tomorrow into Wednesday, the remnants of Hurricane Beryl are forecast to bring a swath of heavy rainfall to some part of central or southeast Illinois. The highest chance (around 20%) for more than 3 inches of rain is south of a Litchfield to Danville line. This would result in localized flooding of poor drainage, urban areas, and could cause some streams and creeks to overflow their banks.

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Severe storms possible Thursday evening and overnight

From the National Weather Service in Central Illinois: A line of t’storms will affect the area late Thursday afternoon into the overnight hours. Some severe storms are in the forecast, with damaging wind gusts and large hail. Stay weather aware and be ready to take shelter when storms approach.

Strong winds and storms expected today

CHAMPAIGN – Meteorologists say strong winds, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, followed by thunderstorms will impact Central Illinois today. The National Weather