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WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Beryl’s to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

Hurricane Beryl’s remnants to bring heavy rainfall and potential flooding to Illinois

Meteorologists in Illinois are closely tracking Hurricane Beryl, as the storm’s remnants are forecasted to sweep through the state from late Tuesday into Wednesday. Beryl touched down in Texas early Monday as a Category 1 hurricane. It was quickly downgraded to a tropical cyclone and shifted northeast towards Illinois. The aftermath of Hurricane Beryl is […]

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Beryl weakens to tropical storm after sweeping into Texas as Cat 1 hurricane; may pass over Illinois

hurricane image over Texas

From NWS Lincoln: Tomorrow into Wednesday, the remnants of Hurricane Beryl are forecast to bring a swath of heavy rainfall to some part of central or southeast Illinois. The highest chance (around 20%) for more than 3 inches of rain is south of a Litchfield to Danville line. This would result in localized flooding of poor drainage, urban areas, and could cause some streams and creeks to overflow their banks.