Destructive winds and more thunder are expected in Chicago weather and northeastern Illinois Monday.
The storm, with “frequent lightning flashes” and gusts of wind exceeding 75 miles per hour, will hit Chicago and other nearby cities north of Interstate 80 from 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., the National Weather Service said. .
Meteorologists also expect “noxious hail” and low flash flood risk if a cold front moves in from Iowa. Severe storms are possible in Chicago Weather cities south of Interstate 80 in northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana between 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM. and 9 pm
“We cannot rule out the possibility of one or two short tornadoes,” he wrote in NWS.
NWS meteorologist Zachary Yack told the Tribune that as of Monday morning, it was still unclear where the strongest storm would hit Chicago Weather. “Keep an eye on the weather today, things like this can develop very quickly,” said Yack. A dangerous gust of wind is expected to reach about 80 mph, he added.
A warm and muggy day will continue this afternoon and evening with the possibility of severe storms. There are multiple ways to receive alerts now. Storms end tonight and overnight with dry, cool weather Tuesday through the weekend