CRETE, Ill. (CBS) — A funnel cloud and a possible tornado was confirmed over suburban Crete Saturday.
A new tornado warning was issued Saturday for Lake County, Indiana, and parts of southeast Cook and east central Will counties. It has since expired.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In North Austin
CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist said the tornado was likely wrapped in drenching rain.
Storm chaser Bob Waszak posted this photo of a tornado on the ground at 2:06 p.m.
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There was a report of debris in the road in Crete, and a tree down on a house on Merioneth Drive in Crete.
The storm that produced the tornado was headed toward Dyer, Griffith, and Gary.
Numerous trees were down in the Castlewood subdivision in Dyer, thought it was not clear whether the damage was caused by the storm now passing through or an earlier storm a short time ago.MORE NEWS: Sprinkler System Floods Skokie Apartment Building While Dousing A Fire
A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued for northeastern Newton, southern Porter, southeastern Lake, and northern Jasper counties in Indiana until 3:15 p.m.