Severe weather updates from this evening’s storms

Severe thunderstorms have moved east into northwest Indiana where  severe thunderstorm warnings continue until 12:45 am. However the severe thunderstorm watch #196 has been canceled for Illinois.


Showers and thunderstorms will continue in the Illinois portion of the Chicago Metro area overnight bringing some substantial rainfall and possible flooding, but the threat of severe weather has ended.


A flash flood warning remains in effect for eastern Cook and northwest Lake County Indiana until



Some late storm reports

Maple Park…


More storm reports

Updated 28 minutes ago

Some late storm reports..


Coal City- wind damage at 10:32 pm Trees and power lines down

Carbon Hill (Grundy County) 1.16 iches of rain at 11:50 pm (1.10 inches in just 35 minutes)

Lombard 1.64 inches at 11:30 pm

Oak Lawn  1.04 inches at 11:40 pm



Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect for Lake and porter counties in northwest Indiana until 12:45 am.


Here are the latest severe weather reports

Wind gusts

Harrison-Dever Crib 57 mph at 11:10 pm

Chicago-Douglas Park 53 mph

Chicago-Old Town 47 mph

Forest Park 56 mph at 11:25 pm

1 inch diameter hail at Manteno at 11:10 pm

Pea-size hail at Monee at 11:24 pm

Peotone- heavy rain 0.93 inches in 20 minutes standing water gusts to 44 mph @11:34 pm

Lemont 0.88 inches of rain in 35 minutes near 127th and I-355 @11:15pm

Glenview 0.88 inches of rain in 30 minutes at 11:17pm







Storm reports

Updated 11:28 p.m.

Some late storm reports…

Peotone Pea sizer hail and wind gustsd to 40 mph at 11:17 pm

Harrison-Dever Crib wind gusts to 57 mph


Strong winds are now hitting portions of the Chicago area as a line of thunderstorms intensifies as it heads east into indiana.


Wind gusts to 61 mph were reported at Whitney Young High School in Chicago shortly after 11 pm.


A new severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for areas just ot the east of Chicago including Lake and Porter counties in northwest indiana. This watch will be in effect until 4am CDT.


Heavy rain reported in Wheaton as 0.68 inches falls in just 10 minutes near Roosevelt and County Farm roads.


Waves of showers and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago metro area late this evening bringing gusty winds, some hail and very heavy rain. Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for portions of Cook,. Dupage, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, and Will counties in Illinois and for Lake County Indiana. Flash flood warnings are also in effect in eastern Cook and  northwest Lake County indiana.


Heavy rain was reported in the Bolingbrook area at 10:30 pm with 0.50 inches in just 20 minutes near Route 53 and Boughton Road.  pea-size hail also reported there at 10;33 pm.


A flash flood warning has been issued for portions of eastern Cook County  and northwest Lake County Indiana, valid until 2:30 am.


Training thunderstorms moving across the same area will deliver heavy rainfall totals that could cause flash flooding. Rain is likely to fall at the rate of 1 inch an hour or more with up to 2 inches of rain expected to accumulate.


Flooding is possible in low-lying areas, near streams ad creeks and in underpasses. Standing or ponding of water may occur on streets and highways.




A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for north and central Cook, southeast Dupage, eastern Kendall and northwest will counties as severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaing winds mov e in from the southwest.


A cluster of thunderstorms is headed for the Chicago area. The storms have a history of gusty winds and hail. They will be moving into the south and west portions of the  Chicago area by 10-10:30 pm with the potential for hail, gusty winds and heavy downpours.   Some affected cities include Yorkville,Sugar Grove, Shorewood, Oswego, Montgomery,  Boulder, North Aurora and Plainfield.


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