The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following counties until 9:30pm:
- SOUTHERN COLES COUNTY
- SOUTHEASTERN MOULTRIE COUNTY
- SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY COUNTY
- WESTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY
- NORTHWESTERN EFFINGHAM COUNTY
At 8:48pm, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Windsor to Cowden moving east. Hazards include 60mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
Locations impacted include: Charleston, Mattoon, Toledo, Neoga, Ashmore, Windsor, Stewardson, Beecher City, Lerna, Shumway, Montrose, Janesville, Coles, Paradise, Woodbury, Strasburg, Sigel, Gays,
Trowbridge and Etna.