Central Illinois finally got a taste of the massive system out west though it was far from being that of the heart wrenching catastrophic intensity felt in the Southern Plains. A severe thunderstorm lifting from the SW near St. Louis would lose its warning at Springfield but still be an active intracloud as well as sheet lightning producer with a few CG's thrown in for good measure. Numerous farmers dotting the fields could be seen taking advantage of the recent lull in precipitation as they worked late into the night and in spite of the advancing storm.
Now in Logan County south of Lincoln
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