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Unsettled Weather for Northwest, Central and Eastern U.S. Leading Up To Thanksgiving

A pre-Thanksgiving storm system will develop over the Central U.S. Tuesday then move through the East on Thanksgiving. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible from the south-central Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley while heavy snow is forecast for the central Rockies. Several fronts will keep the Northwest unsettled through midweek with rain, mountain snow and gusty winds. Read More >


Two tornadoes, both rated EF-1, produced damage in parts of west central Illinois west of the Illinois River valley during the evening of March 28th. Around 8 pm CDT, a tornado damaged homes and outbuildings south and east of Ipava in Fulton County. A second tornado damaged trees and roofs of buildings on the far southwest side of Peoria around 9 pm. 

Tornado Warnings (red polygons) and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings (yellow polygons) with storm reports from the evening of March 28, 2020
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