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Scattered thunderstorms developed late in the afternoon across portions of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, along an approaching area of low pressure and associated front. This thunderstorm activity continued into the evening, intensifying as coverage also increased mainly over northern Illinois. There were several reports of hail and damaging winds associated with these thunderstorms. By mid to late evening, a more organized complex of storms pushed through east central Illinois, with significant winds up to 80 MPH occurring with this complex. These storms would eventually move into northwest Indiana, producing damaging winds and also heavy rainfall and flooding.
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