CHICAGO — Storms moved through the Chicago area Monday and prompted several weather alerts.
Currently, the only warnings issued are a River Flood Warning for Cook, Lake and LaSalle and Newton counties.
Strom damage was reported in several areas, including Joliet.
Tom Skilling reports two small tornadoes touched down Monday morning. One was 31 miles west of the city of Chicago, 2 miles ESE of Warrenville, Illinois. The a second was 38 miles southwest of Chicago and 4 miles NW of Shorewood, near Kendall Ridge Blvd and Townsend Boulevard. They’ll be investigated, but reports we’ve received indicate some branches down and a bent fence and little more.
Several other tornado touchdowns occurred Monday morning in the Champaign area downstate.
Several tornado warnings were issued late morning Monday. They have since expired.
Forecast calls for clouds tonight with a chance of evening showers and partly cloudy for Tuesday.