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Strong to severe storms rolled through the Lincoln NWS forecast area during the evening of Friday, June 18 and continued through the early morning hours of Saturday, June 19. Several reports of wind damage were reported from just south of Galesburg eastward toward Bloomington, including a few estimated wind gusts of 80-90 mph in southern Knox/northern Fulton counties. A survey team confirmed that an EF-1 tornado occurred in southern Knox county shortly before midnight. Additional reports of damage were reported near Springfield, Decatur, and south of Champaign later on in the night.

Radar loop of severe storms
Radar imagery June 18-19, 2021
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