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Severe Thunderstorm Sweeps Through Chicago Area

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A tree down in Hammond Indiana near city hall and Calumet Ave.

A tree down in Hammond Indiana near city hall and Calumet Ave.

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Severe thunderstorms moved through the Chicago area Thursday afternoon, bringing heavy rains and high winds.

A flash flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook County and northeast DuPage County until 10 p.m. The storm is reported to have produced quarter-size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

The storm comes one day after heavy rains pounded northern Cook County and Lake County, prompting a search in Lake Barrington for a man believed to have been swept up by flood waters.

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