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Christian County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Crews late this morning shared information with Regional Radio, that the National Weather Service in Lincoln is forecasting severe weather for our area this afternoon and tonight.

Specifically, the Weather Service says there is an enhanced threat for severe weather north of Interstate 72 thru tonight, and a slight threat between I-72 and I-70.

They added that for the Regional Radio listening area, the timing for severe weather is between 8 o'clock and midnight, saying the primary threat will be damaging winds, although they aren't ruling out large hail or a possible tornado.

Heavy rain is expected from these storms as well.  Areas south of a Litchfield to Effingham line have already received 4 to 6 inches the past 24 hours.

Stay tuned to Regional Radio for the latest weather information, watches and warnings.

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