Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portions of the north suburbs until 8:00 PM CDT

Area highlighted in orange shows warning location.


The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Lake County in northeastern Illinois…
Northeastern DuPage County in northeastern Illinois…
Northeastern Cook County in northeastern Illinois…

* Until 800 PM CDT

* At 723 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Rolling
Meadows, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable
tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes,
roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include…
Chicago, Cicero, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Skokie, Des Plaines,
Mount Prospect, Oak Park, Glenview, Elmhurst, Lombard, Buffalo
Grove, Carol Stream, Wheeling, Park Ridge, Addison, Northbrook,
Highland Park, Wilmette and Vernon Hills.