CHICAGO (CBS) — Severe storms moved through the area Monday night and the active weather pattern continues.
More storms are expected Tuesday evening, following a dangerously hot day.READ MORE: Ed’s Driveway: Toyota Sienna
A Heat Advisory has been issued from noon today until 7PM. Heat index readings will be above 105 degrees. Stay cool and hydrated if outdoors for a long period of time.
Much of the day will be quiet. Clouds and sunshine with intense summer heat. Highs reach the lower 90s with feels-like temps in the 100s.
A spotty storm or two are possible during the day, but the chances remain rather limited. Better chances for storms arrive by dinner time.
Thunderstorms will develop across Iowa and Wisconsin this afternoon, reaching the Chicago area after 6 p.m. The main concerns for this round will be damaging wind. Large hail and brief tornadoes are also possible.
Storms sweep through Chicago late this evening and exit early Wednesday morning.READ MORE: Boy Shot, Killed In Gresham Neighborhood
STORM THREATS: Damaging wind, hail, and an isolated tornado or two
WHERE: Enhanced Risk (3/5) northern Illinois into southern Wisconsin. Slight Risk (2/5) from Chicago into northwest Indiana
WHEN: Tuesday evening 6PM – Wed 1AM
For the extended forecast, our active weather pattern continues. Hot and humid conditions with rounds of thunderstorms are expected through Thursday. Cooler and not as humid finish for the week.
TODAY: Clouds and sunshine. Heat index over 100. Chance for storms late. High: 92
TONIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms, some severe. Low: 76
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