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DECATUR — A tornado warning has been issued for Taylorville, Morrisonville and Owaneco until 5:30 p.m., the National Weather Service reports. 

The Macon County Sheriff's posted on Twitter: "Heads up in the Blue Mound, Boody & Macon area's as these storms have produced tornadoes and are heading in that direction!"

A tornado was reported northwest of Havana. 

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DECATUR — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 7 p.m. for a number of Central Illinois counties, including Macon. 

Counties under the watch include Macon, Piatt, Christian, McLean, DeWitt, Logan and Sangamon, among others. 

The Decatur area is also under a hazardous weather outlook from the weather service, which said there is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and large hail are the main concerns.

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