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Look out Illinois!

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Be safe and vigilant today!  

Torcon of 7 for about half of our state!!!

 

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Be sure emergency alerts are on your phone.  

🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

 

Hope we all can stay safe!

“I heard the sound I had to follow”
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Be safe! Have a plan in place. Trying to decide where to seek shelter in the last minute does not work. A panicked mind cannot process efficiently.

 

 

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A Prayer for Illinois

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There is a severe weather chance for many states today.

 

It looks like it will be a tense afternoon and evening for many of us.

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There was some wild weather overnight in Illinois. It kept me up but somehow my husband slept thru it.

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@geezerette 

 

Yes!  Nearby states too.  Iowa, Missouri and Indiana.  I only saw part of the forecast as I have two little grands today and have been busy getting supplies to the basement in case of the worst. Diapers, wipes, blankets, batteries,  lights, etc.  The pack and play......

 

Stay safe all!

“I heard the sound I had to follow”
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@4kitties I apologize but I'm from the west coast. What is a Torcon? I am assuming part Tornado and part something else?

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@cjm61 

 

According to google

 

TORCON stands for Tornado Condition Index. For example, a TORCON of 2 would indicate a low chance (20%) of tornadoes, while a TORCON of 8 implies a high ...

 

The TOR:CON Index is a ranking system developed by Dr. Greg Forbes from The Weather Channel. The system takes into account a variety of factors...

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Thanks @RespectLife . I have never heard a Tornado referred to as a Torcon. Thanks again. 

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@4kitties In parts of your area the Torcon has been raised to 9. A similar area is in the south and includes parts of Mississippi. Everyone please stay alert.