Heavy rains bypass Chicago, for now

Chicagoland appears to have a reprieve from the rain, for now.

A few widely scattered showers or thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday evening across the Chicago area, although coverage will be limited to less than 20 percent. After midnight, rain chances increase significantly again as a cluster of thunderstorms that develops in Iowa is expected to ride eastward into northern Illinois.

rainEarlier Tuesday, waves of showers and a lightning prolific thunderstorms roamed across northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin, clipping Chicago’s northern suburbs at times.

Rainfall totals have been impressive with 2.66″ in Dubuque, Iowa and 2.25″ in Burlington, Wisconsin.  In Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, three separate hail producing thunderstorms occurred today along with 1.37″

Read more on the Chicago Weather Center blog.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 424 other followers