A tornado warning is in effect until 1:30 p.m. for southern Cook County, affecting the suburban cities of Chicago Heights and Calumet City as Chicago faces heavy winds and rain.
A tornado watch is in effect for much of the state of Indiana – including some northwest counties – as well as downstate Illinois.
Severe weather hit the Chicago area this morning, with more than two inches of rain falling in some areas in just a few hours.
The National Weather Service as issued a tornado watch for parts of the Chicago area.
A tornado watch has been issued for McHenry, Kane, Kendall and Grundy counties and points west Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service.
A tornado in Boone County toppled a school bus on Monday afternoon, injuring several students.