CHICAGO (CBS)– One more hot day is ahead, with a chance of severe thunderstorms tonight.
Wednesday’s temperatures are going to be in the low 90s with a heat index near 100 degrees.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
Storms are possible in the afternoon and evening, bringing gusty winds. Stronger storms are expected across northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.
The risk for severe weather has increased. Northeast Illinois, including northern Cook County, is under an enhanced risk for severe weather. damaging winds and heavy rain is expected from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.
The risk for severe weather has INCREASED. Northeast Illinois including northern Cook county under an Enhanced risk (Level 3/5). Damaging wind and torrential rain are the primary threats. Timing: 11pm-4am. Stay with the RealTime Weather team for updates. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/EVqKN3U2OI
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Cooler conditions are ahead after the storms clear out.
Temperatures drop to the mid to upper 80s by Thursday.
TODAY: Hot and humid. Isolated afternoon storms possible. High: 91
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TOMORROW: Early morning storms end. Warm and humid. High: 86