The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for outlying counties in the Chicago area.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the Chicago area on Thursday.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran reports a tornado watch had been issued for several counties in northern Illinois early Tuesday, but it was later cancelled several hours earlier than scheduled as the system fell apart in Illinois, and the heaviest storms moved into Wisconsin.
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.