CHICAGO (CBS) — Tornadoes were forming in Wisconsin along a line of severe thunderstorms Wednesday night.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of Wisconsin until 2 a.m. Thursday. The Storm Prediction Center is calling this a “Particularly Dangerous Situation” with wind gusts possible to 90 mph and hail to 2 inches.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
Greater instability was seen across much of Wisconsin compared to our area. But this activity will get uncomfortably close to southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
It really depends on how it holds together as it gets closer to us. Models pull much of the thunderstorm activity across the lake and into western Michigan.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
However, it is advisable to watch the tail of this line as the whole complex moves south ahead of the cold front.
If the storm track heads our way, timing would be 1 to 5 a.m.
For Wednesday night, the low is 75. For Thursday, there will be early-morning storms and then it will be breezy with clearing and high of 85.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
On Friday, it will be mostly sunny, cooler, and less humid with a high of 78.