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Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region. Read More >

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Mr. Michael Istok
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NOAA's National Weather Service