Tornado Warning expires in DeKalb County

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- The National Weather Service says a tornado warning for DeKalb County has expired.

The warning took effect in Hinckley, Cortland, Elburn and other nearby communities from 3:30 p.m. until 4:15 p.m.

This marks the second tornado warning of the day in a stateline area county. A warning had been issued in Ogle County around 1 p.m. and ended around 2:45 p.m.

Under a tornado warning, the National Weather Service says there is imminent danger to life and property.

The National Weather Service recommends the following actions during a tornado warning:

-Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.
-Avoid windows.
-If in a mobile home, a vehicle, or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

We will update as more information becomes available.