…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL TAZEWELL AND
SOUTHEASTERN PEORIA COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM CDT…
At 352 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Marquette Heights, or near Pekin, moving northwest at 20 mph.
Dime size hail and very heavy rainfall are likely with this storm.
Locations impacted include…
Peoria, Pekin, East Peoria, Morton, Washington, Bartonville, Creve
Coeur, West Peoria, Marquette Heights, Bellevue, Peoria Heights,
North Pekin, Groveland and Peoria International Airport.
Those attending the Red White and Boom at the Peoria riverfront are
in the path of this storm and should move to an indoor
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 155 between mile markers 30 and 31.
Interstate 474 between mile markers 4 and 14.
Interstate 74 between mile markers 90 and 102.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded