Severe Weather reports – late Friday afternoon/early evening – WGN-TV

Severe Weather reports – late Friday afternoon/early evening  WGN-TV

Storms bring hail, wind, downpours; warm air to follow

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Mesoscale Discussion – possible new Severe Weather Watch issuance south and east of Chicago

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Mesoscale Discussion 1016 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0940 PM CDT Fri Jun 26 2020 Areas affected…Far eastern Illinois across northern Indiana…southeast Michigan…and much of Ohio. Concerning…Severe potential…Watch likely 307… Valid 270240Z – 270415Z Probability of Watch Issuance…80 percent SUMMARY…A line of storms which is producing damaging winds from eastern Illinois into south-central Michigan, and continues to sag south. Local watch extensions and/or a downstream watch may be needed.…

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Extended portion of Severe Thunderstorm Watch is dropped…

by Paul Dailey /

As the band of thunderstorms slowly weakens and drifts south and east out of the Chicago area southernmost counties, the Extended portion of the Severe Weather Watch was dropped shortly before 10PM CDT.

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