Severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Boone and McHenry counties has expired, but gusty thunderstorms with hail still possible

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

No severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect for the Chicago Metro area at this time, but Severe Thunderstorm Watch #445 remains in effect for portions of the area until 9 pm.

Thunderstorms with gusty winds, hail, and downpours are possible in the next half hour in portions of McHenry County.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MCHENRY COUNTY UNTIL
500 PM CDT…

At 428 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Hebron, or near Harvard, moving east at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

This strong thunderstorm will be near…
Woodstock and Greenwood around 440 PM CDT.
Wonder Lake, Richmond and Bull Valley around 445 PM CDT.

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for
northeastern Illinois.