Sunday's Downpours Soak Midwest
June 23, 2013; 5:02 PM
Winds have gusted up to 60 mph in Naperville, Ill., as a line of severe storms pushes through part of the Midwest. Just outside of Brookville, Ind., 1.18 inches of rain was recorded by in under an hour. A trained spotter reported hail 1 inch in diameter in the town of Peoria, Ill.
Storms are expected to continue bringing heavy rain and gusting winds through the area, on track to hit St. Louis. Flooding will be an area of concern for locations in the storm's path.
UPDATES: (All times listed in CDT)
7:50 p.m. CDT Sunday: A traffic camera on I-270 shows heavy rain coming down in St. Louis:
7:14 p.m. CDT Sunday: A trained spotter in Waren County, Mo., reported 1.25 inches of rain in only a few hours.
6:45 p.m. CDT Sunday: Flightstats reports excessive delays of 30 to 45 minutes out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport due to thunderstorms.
6:22 p.m. CDT Sunday: Hail, an inch in diameter, reported 4 miles north of Vienna, Mo.
6:12 p.m. CDT Sunday: Emergency managers reported a 60 mph wind gust in Naperville, Ill.
5:05 p.m. CDT Sunday: Emergency Managers in Houston County, Minn., report that a state of emergency has been declared due to flash flooding. Portions of several major roads and state highways are said to be closed.
4:55 p.m. CDT Sunday: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network reports that 3.75 inches of rain fell in just 90 minutes outside of Indianapolis.
4:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: A trained spotter reports a 50 mph wind gust in Alta, Ill.