A line of severe storms has created a host of problems across Central Illinois during the overnight hours.
A flash flood warning has been issued for Sangamon County until 5am. Flooding rains in Springfield blew off some manhole covers in the city. And strong winds in excess of 60 miles per hour brought down large tree limbs in Morgan County. Dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning also triggered multiple automatic alarms across the area, keeping emergency responders busy.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Sangamon and most surrounding counties until 3am.
Stay with 970 WMAY for updates on this developing severe weather situation.