All quiet for now… but severe storms still possible later this afternoon and evening

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma continue to keep Illinois and the Chicago Metro area along with the rest of the eastern and southern Midwest in a slight risk area for severe storm development. A cold front currently lying from the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin southwest through eastern Iowa to northwest Missouri. The air ahead of the front is moist and unstable with dew points in the middle and upper 60s and with afternoon heating peaking, thunderstorms could develop rapidly as the cold front presses east.

SPC Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook

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