Severe weather explodes over Chicagoland

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CHICAGO — Thunderstorms popped up all over the Chicago area on Tuesday after a hot and humid day.

Gusty winds and heavy downpours hit the area and caused flooding issues in many areas that are already water-logged from days of rain.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for DeKalb, LaSalle and Kendall counties until 10:15 p.m.

INTERACTIVE RADAR:  Severe weather popping up in Chicagoland

The National Weather Service also issued a Flash Flood Warning for Kendall, Will, Kane County, DuPage and Cook counties until 12:20 a.m.

The Chicago White Sox game at Guaranteed Rate Field against the Detroit Tigers was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up on Friday, Sept. 27, as part of a doubleheader beginning at 3:40 p.m.

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