9:40 A.M.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of the following counties: Tippecanoe, Fountain, Warren until Apr 05, 2023 11:15AM EDT.

9:36 A.M.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of the following counties: Coles, Cumberland, Clark, Shelby, Edgar until Apr 05, 2023 10:15AM CDT. Get more on the WCIA 3 Weather App and on our website.

8:48 A.M.

Around 8:30 this morning a view sent us these amazing photos of the storm clouds moving across the sky going from west to east in Strawn Illinois.

Photo’s courtesy of Martha

8:18 A.M.

Around 8:05 am Meteorologist Jacob Dickey spotted a gustnado ahead of the storms and rain out near Hammond, Illinois.

7:27 A.M.

A few of our viewers have shared with us the storm. The top is a video of the storm outside Fisher. The bottom is photo from a viewer in Champaign.

Courtesy of Bernadette Campos

Courtesy of Jonathan Santiago

6:58 A.M.

Meteorologist Jacob Dickey is out in the Storm Tracker seeing some building cumulus clouds this morning near Cerro Gordo looking east towards Champaign.

6:28 A.M.

Cells bubbling up in Champaign County. Heard a rumble of thunder. Sub severe for now. We will monitor.

5:40 A.M.

First warning of the day is a severe t-storm warning for Cass and Morgan County. Wind and hail the main threats.

5:00 A.M.

WCIA 3 News will have live coverage on the WCIA 3 Weather and News apps as needed as severe weather moves through the area.

4:03 A.M.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of our viewing area until 11 AM. This was issued downstream of storms in Iowa and Missouri moving closer to Illinois. Large hail, damaging winds, and even a few isolated tornadoes possible.

3:39 A.M.

Storm Prediction Center issued a Mesoscale Discussion on most likely issuing a Severe Thunderstorm Watch from St. Louis through much of our viewing area into Chicago. This would be downstream of where storms are moving in from Missouri and Iowa this morning.

3:05 A.M.

Storms in Arkansas, Iowa, and Missouri still remain severe threats and have prompted watches and warnings well outside of our viewing area. We remain windy and warm. Storms will push in and form later this morning.