Hazardous weather expected in Chicago area including tornado watch, high winds, hail and thunderstorms, forecasters say – Chicago Tribune



Hazardous weather expected in Chicago area including tornado watch, high winds, hail and thunderstorms, forecasters say – Chicago Tribune

A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for portions of Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana for the rest of Saturday, weather officials said.

The National Weather Service said significant thunderstorms are likely and a tornado watch is in effect until 8 p.m.

Winds could reach up to 70 mph with large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter, according to the NWS.

Officials extended the tornado watch to include the cities of Chicago, Evanston, Lemont, Orland Park, Oak Lawn, Park Forest and Schaumburg, according to the NWS.

As of 2 p.m., conditions were wet and breezy at Midway Airport, and temperatures registered at 69 degrees.

People should head indoors once thunder starts and have multiple ways to hear possible warnings.


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