(3:30PM - 3/29/19) Waves of rain and t'storms have spread across the state the past two days, with additional rounds rain and t'storms expected through Saturday evening.
The first wave of rain and t'storms pushed across Northern and Central Illinois Wednesday evening and night, with the second round having pushed across Central and Southern Illinois Thursday afternoon into this morning. Rainfall amounts from these combined rounds ranged from a trace to 0.25" across Northern Illinois, to 0.25-1.00" across much of Central and Southern Illinois.
The main round of rain and t'storms is still to come, from this evening into Saturday evening. Areas of rain and t'storms will spread across the state this evening, continuing in periods overnight and into Saturday afternoon, before ending from west to east by Saturday evening. The heaviest rainfall totals will likely be across Central Illinois, where upwards of 1.00-2.50" of rain is likely. Amounts across Northern Illinois will be 0.10-1.00", and 0.50-1.50" across Southern Illinois.
These heavy rainfall totals will likely lead to minor to moderate flood potential.
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