Severe thunderstorm watch #445 issued for all of the Illinois portions of the Chicago Metro area and will be in effect until 9pm CDT

Update 9PM CDT..

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch is no longer in effect.

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Update 6:48PM CDT…

The following northeast Illinois counties have been dropped from the Severe Thunderstorm Watch…Boone, Lake, McHenry, Ogle and Winnebago.

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The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued a severe thunderstorm watch that includes all of the Illinois portions of the Chicago Metro areas.

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 445
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
247 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
445 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS

BOONE DE KALB LA SALLE
LEE OGLE WINNEBAGO

IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS

COOK DUPAGE GRUNDY
KANE KENDALL LAKE IL
MCHENRY WILL

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AURORA, CHICAGO, DEKALB, DIXON,
DOUGLAS PARK, HUMBOLDT PARK, HYDE PARK, JOLIET, LAKEVIEW,
LINCOLN PARK, LOGAN SQUARE, MORRIS, OREGON, OSWEGO, OTTAWA,
AND WHEATON.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
445 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

THIS WATCH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS

WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE