The sky darkened over the northwest edge of the Illinois State University campus around 3:15 p.m. Monday

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A large limb was felled near the intersection of Locust and University streets, northwest of the Bone Student Center around 3:15 p.m. Monday.

McLean County and other parts of central Illinois are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The warning was issued by the National Weather Service in Lincoln.

Other areas in the warning included east central Fulton County, Tazewell County, northeastern Mason County.

The NWS said winds gusts could reach 70 mph. A 63 mph wind gust was recorded at 3:22 p.m. Monday at the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington.

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