Severe Thunderstorm WATCH Until 8PM Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm WATCH until 8pm this evening for both Lee and Whiteside Counties.

Scattered thunderstorms will continue to increase in coverage and intensity late this afternoon. The stronger storms will be capable of large hail and damaging winds, along with frequent lightning and heavy rainfall.

Timing: 1PM-7PM

Tornadoes: Low
Large Hail: Moderate
Damaging Winds: Moderate
Flash Flooding: Moderate

Seek shelter immediately should a warning be issued for your area.