Chicago Weather: Strong Storms Sweep Across Area A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m.
Chicago Area Under Severe Storm WarningWith a large cell of storms moving in from Iowa, a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the Chicago area through 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8:00 P.M.Damaging winds are the main threat as a line of storms is expected to develop Sunday afternoon.
Nearly 47,000 Still Without Power After Severe Storms Rip Down TreesSevere thunderstorms clobbered the Chicago area just in time for the morning rush Tuesday, bringing dangerous winds that ripped down trees and cut power more than 300,000 at the height of the outages. The number of outages was down to 83,000 by mid-afternoon.