(1:30PM - 4/12/20) Post event wrap up regarding the recent Mon-Wed, April 7-8th severe weather event that affected the state.
Multiple disturbances moved through the region, Monday through Wednesday. Along with each disturbance came a the potential for severe t'storms across the state. Tuesday and Wednesday featured fairly widespread severe t'storms for affected areas.
April 6th: Monday morning - Monday night recap...
Scattered showers and isolated t'storms occurred across portions of Northern Illinois Monday afternoon and evening, near a warm front that lifted northward into Northern Illinois through the day. As a main disturbance moved through the region, additional scattered showers and t'storms developed and spread across Northern Illinois Tuesday night...some of which were strong, producing small hail.
April 7th: Tuesday morning - Tuesday night recap...
As a disturbance moved through the region, scattered showers and t'storms developed late Tuesday afternoon across Southern Wisconsin, Northwest Illinois and Eastern Iowa. This activity spread across much of Northern Illinois late Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night. Numerous t'storms were severe, with large hail having occurred, some of which was large/significant (2-3" hail) and resulted in property damage.
April 8th: Wednesday morning-Wednesday night recap...
Areas of showers and isolated t'storms were ongoing Wednesday morning across portions of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, associated with another disturbance moving through the region. The main focus was Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night... Scattered showers and t'storms developed Wednesday afternoon, in the vicinity of a advancing cold front, from the Quad Cities down into Missouri. This activity will then spread east-southeastward across Central and Southern Illinois, from Wednesday afternoon into early Wednesday night. Widespread severe t'storms occurred, with large hail and damaging winds having occurred. Some large/significant (2-3" hail) and destructive winds (70-80MPH) occurred, along with property damage.
Below are map representations of severe weather reports across the state and adjacent areas.
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