Slight risk of severe weather for western half of Ind., most of Ill.

day 1 convective outlook map
Risk of severe weather between 9 a.m. EDT today and 8 a.m. EDT tomorrow. Yellow area: Slight risk: Green: Thunderstorms forecast but not expected to be severe. Highlighted counties: County warning area of the northern Indiana NWS office. Source: SPC “Day 1 Convective Outlook,” 8:49 a.m . EDT.

Most of the western half if Indiana, most of Illinois and parts of many other states to the south have a slight risk of severe storms today and/or tonight, according to the “Day 1 Convective Outlook” that the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center issued at 8:49 a.m. EDT.

The greatest threat in the slight risk area is damaging thunderstorm winds of 58 mph or greater.

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