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Tornadoes Doing Damage in Northern Illinois!

As of 7pm, tornadoes are in progress in northern Illinois right now. A tornado is reported on the ground doing damage near Rockford, IL. Another confirmed, large and dangerous tornado was located west of Hillcrest, IL.

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7:04 PM Radar
7:04 PM Radar
7:04 PM Radar
7:04 PM Radar

 

Image from Paul Goddard via TVN Weather
Image from Paul Goddard via TVN Weather

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN OGLE AND NORTHEASTERN LEE COUNTIES…

AT 646 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED LARGE AND DANGEROUS TORNADO WAS LOCATED
OVER ASHTON…OR 7 MILES WEST OF ROCHELLE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40
MPH.

THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

Tornado near Kings, IL
Tornado near Kings, IL

Here is a tweet from well known storm chaser Chad Cowan

Tornado in progress in south Rockford doing damage @NWSChicago

Here is a radar image as of 658 PM for the storm headed toward Harvard, IL.

AT 655 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR TIMBERLANE…OR NEAR BELVIDERE…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

Tornado Warning southwest of Harvard, IL
Tornado Warning southwest of Harvard, IL
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Brandon Sullivan

I am an entrepreneur, meteorologist and storm chaser. I travel and take captivating photos and videos across the world. If I'm not chasing, I'm at the gym. All opinions are my own and do not represent my employers or investments.

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