Several Tornado Warnings hit Chicago area Monday evening


It was an active evening for severe weather Monday in the Chicago area with reports of multiple tornados touching down in the Western suburbs.

The last warning, a Tornado Warning for Will County, expired at 11 p.m.

It followed Tornado Warnings for DeKalb, DuPage and Kane counties. Spotters have confirmed at least one tornado touched the ground.

A Tornado Watch expired for Northwest Indiana at midnight.

A WGN viewer sent the following footage of a tornado moving through Cortland. Another viewer sent footage of a cell moving near a subdivision in Sycamore.

There have been no reports of any injuries.

Ground stops were issued at both O’Hare and Midway for arriving aircraft. There were 305 cancellations at O’Hare and 26 at Midway.

“I told the family to get in the basement, it’s time to go,” Burlington resident Jimmy Darnell said. “We could see stuff flying by the window, stuffing hitting the house, shaking.”

Tuesday Forecast: Hazy sunshine with increasing clouds. Very muggy, heat index temps 100+ likely. SW 10-15 mph. High 92.

Full forecast details and extended outlook at the WGN Weather Center blog

Extended outlook looks hot and humid through Thursday. Showers and t-storms look possible each afternoon. Changes arrive late week.

A less humid airmass moves for the weekend with temperatures close to seasonal norms in the low 80s and sunnier skies. Normal high/low: 83/66

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