Severe Thunderstorm Watch canceled

Shelf cloud spotted just north of Ashton, IL around 8:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5 (Image: Steve Toole)

CHICAGO — The NWS Storm Prediction Center canceled a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Sunday night after the line of storms that prompted the watch weakened.

Scattered thunderstorms are possible overnight, mainly north of the I-88 corridor. These storms are not expected to be severe, but locally heavy downpours are possible.

Outline of severe thunderstorm watch in local area