CHICAGO — A wide band of showers and embedded thunderstorms is moving southeast out of southern Wisconsin into northern Illinois Thursday morning.
Some locally heavy downpours along with lightning and gusty winds to 30-40mph or so can be expected with the stronger storms.
Showers and thunderstorms should spread into the immediate Chicago area later Thursday morning, then weaken and gradually die out by early afternoon. Storms could redevelop over our area later this afternoon/evening.
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A line of showers & thunderstorms is moving south/southeast at 35-40 mph toward the WI/IL state line. Severe weather is not anticipated with these storms, but frequent lightning & brief downpours could reach IL in the next hr. #ilwx pic.twitter.com/AIictLeaYN
— Mike Janssen (@MikeJanssenWX) May 16, 2019