Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Cook, Lake counties

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CHICAGO -- The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Cook County in northeastern Illinois and southwestern Lake County in northeastern Illinois until 5:45 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm was located over Hoffman Estates moving east at 25 mph. Sixty mph wind gusts and nickel size hail are possible.

Expect damage to roofs, siding and trees.

Locations impacted include Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Palatine, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Hoffman Estates, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Rolling Meadows, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Long Grove, Lincolnshire, Rosemont, Riverwoods, East Dundee, Streamwood, Elk Grove Village, Prospect Heights and Inverness.

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