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Severe storms threaten Rockford area


Severe thunderstorms will be possible through 10pm across North Central Illinois.

Damaging wind will be the main threat with wind gusts near 80mph possible. This will take down mature trees, power lines, and tip over semi trailers on highways.

Please be indoors, away from windows until the storms pass. A basement is your best spot to be during severe weather.

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