Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portions of the northwest and north suburbs until 7:45 PM CDT

Locations in orange indicate warning areas.

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southwestern Lake County in northeastern Illinois…
Northeastern Kane County in northeastern Illinois…
Southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois…
Northern DuPage County in northeastern Illinois…
Northwestern Cook County in northeastern Illinois…

* Until 745 PM CDT

* At 702 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Elgin, moving
east at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Elgin, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Palatine, Des Plaines, Mount
Prospect, Hoffman Estates, Buffalo Grove, Carpentersville,
Wheeling, Mundelein, Algonquin, Vernon Hills, Rolling Meadows,
Roselle, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Long Grove, Sleepy Hollow and
East Dundee.