This day was supposed to be the 2nd of two chase days, the first of which featured three tornado in NE. As mentioned in the June 20th chase write-up, me and my chase partner stayed in Des Moines overnight. We started the day by heading east, as the potential for the day looked to be near home in IL. Driving east through the day the threat just did not look very good, so we broke off and called it a day. Later in the day a line of storms that started off in Southern and Central IL started to push northeast into a more favorable environment. I decided to head south and play a play on the line. I caught the line near Sugar Grove, as it was severe and tornado warned. watching the line approach there was a lowering and frequent lightning. Following the line back northeast towards home, the line passed through with winds around 50-60mph, which took down some tree branches.
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