NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Lee, Whiteside counties

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STATELINE (WIFR) -- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Whiteside and Lee counties.

The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms are moving into moving at speeds up to 40 mph. There are also chances for hail, lightning, downpours.

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until at least 4:15 p.m. for Whiteside County and 4:45 p.m. for Lee County. If you are in these areas, you are encouraged to take shelter immediately.

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