Severe Storms Could Bring 100 MPH Winds

CHICAGO (STMW) – Severe thunderstorms are moving through Chicago area Sunday that could produce 100 mile per hour winds and quarter size hail, according to the National Weather Service.

The severe thunderstorm warning affects parts of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Kendall and LaSalle counties, according to the weather service.

As of 12:30 p.m., Doppler radar shows a line of storms moving at 45 miles per hour through Des Plaines, Maywood, Western Springs and Woodridge, according to the weather service.

The severe thunderstorm warning will remain in effect until 1:30 p.m., according to the weather service.

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