Severe weather moves out; Strong winds continue

CHICAGO —A round of severe weather blew through Northern Illinois and Indiana Thursday prompting tornado warnings and watches.

Around 3 p.m. most of the warnings for Northeastern Illinois were cancelled a few remained for Indiana.

Gusty winds continue.  A Wind Advisory remains in effect for the Chicago area until 10 p.m.

Power outages have been reported as a result of the storms and wind.  Chicago police headquarters was without power for about 30 minutes.  Police said the power went out around 3:30 p.m. but emergency generators and phones were still working.  There are no lockups at the headquarters.  The building is mostly admin officers.

The weather caused travel problems as well.  Some Metra BNSF trains are running with delays due to the severe weather.

Both Chicago airports reported delays and cancelations.

For the latest weather updates, go to wgntv.com/weather.

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