Wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph are likely for a few hours late this morning as a deepening but compact area of low pressure lifts north of Chicago. Winds gusts should diminish significantly to between 20 and 30mph after 1PM.
Minor tree damage as well as a few power outages have been reported in Chicago’s western suburbs.
A Marine Warning is in effect for southern Lake Michigan waters until 12:45PM.
A few of the top wind gusts as of 10:30AM include:
56mph Chicago- Harrison-Dever Crib
52mph DeKalb, IL
51mph Rochelle, IL
51mph Bartlett, IL
48mph Aurora, IL