CHICAGO (CBS) — Scattered showers and thunderstorms were expected to roll through the Chicago area Monday afternoon.
The day started off dry and sunny, as many areas recovered from flash floods and hail that wreaked havoc in parts of the Chicago area.READ MORE: Tinley Park, Matteson Walk-In COVID Vaccine Sites Now Open
With temperatures rising into the low 80s by early Monday afternoon, a new round of storms could begin moving in from Wisconsin after lunchtime, up through about 9 p.m., before skies clear.READ MORE: Auburn Gresham Funeral Home Offering COVID-19 Vaccine
Monday afternoon’s thunderstorms could produce strong wind gusts, frequent lightning, and hail up to the size of a quarter, according to the National Weather Service.
Once those storms wrap up Monday evening, temperatures will drop to a low of about 60 overnight, ahead of a dry and sunny Tuesday, with a high of about 82.MORE NEWS: Deandre Binion Charged With Shooting 22-Month-Old Kayden Swann In Lake Shore Drive Road Rage Attack
Rain chances should ramp up again Wednesday and Thursday, with storms likely through most of the day Friday, followed by a dry and warm weekend.