UPDATED: 4/17/2013 – 4:45 p.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A wave of strong storms will be sweeping though the Chicago area Wednesday and Thursday, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings and watches on and off.
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CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros says a total of four inches of rain is possible in parts of the Chicago area. A number of thunderstorm warnings and watches have been issued throughout the day on Wednesday. A flood watch also was in effect for much of the area until Friday morning, with a flood warning also in effect for parts of the Des Plaines River through Saturday and Sunday.