Latest radar trends show storm heading north-northeast and may primarily affect areas from Rockford west.
Current radar trends indicate line of severe thunderstorms moving north-northeast
Storms crossing Mississippi.. severe thunderstorm warnings issued for extreme northwest Illinois..Carroll, Jo Daviess and Stephenson counties until 12:30 am.
Nickel size hail reported at Dubuque, Iowa at 11:42pm. Very heavy rain with 0.30 inches in just 10 minutes.
The line of severe thunderstorms approaching the Mississippi River has produced strong winds in eastern Iowa, downing trees and knocking down power lines.
Wind gusts to 71 mph were clocked at Cedar Rapids and power is out in portions of Burlington. Many other reports of highs winds and damage were received from counties in eastern Iowa. These storm are expected to remain severe as they move into northwest and north central Illinois during the early morning hours of Monday and Tornado watch #187 remains in effect until 3am.