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Severe thunderstorms erupt in hot humid air mass
Posted 10:56 PM, June 14, 2017, by
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100-degree heat index and scattered showers/thunderstorms expected this afternoon/evening
Disturbance tugs temp-dropping “NNE” winds into city Wed., plus some mainly late-day/nighttime light rain; warm, humid tropical air and 80°+ weekend highs to fuel scattered t-storms; season’s first hot weather showing up on model forecasts the following weekend
Wednesday could be hottest day of 2019 so far
Severe Weather Updates
Severe thunderstorm complex in Wisconsin continues to roll southeast- Illinois portion of the Chicago Metro area placed under Severe Thunderstorm Watch #466 -valid until 6 pm
Quiet, milder Tuesday weather yields to rainy spells and strengthening “NNE” winds Wed. p.m./night beneath north flank of intensifying downstate storm; temps here to take a hit—but warmer, more humid pattern due for the weekend; area’s first hot spell of 2019 late next week?
Risk of Severe Storms this afternoon into the overnight hours
Severe weather explodes over Chicagoland
Widely scattered thunderstorms expected across the Chicago area this afternoon/evening
Another dry day on Tuesday, then storms return
Severe Weather Updates
Storms over for now, but more expected to develop later tonight
Strong thunderstorms possible this afternoon – mainly south and east of Chicago
Warmer weather brings renewed thunderstorm threat
Risk of severe thunderstorms shifted east to cover a good portion of the Chicago area tonight
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