Monday morning storms bring heavy rain, ominous clouds

Another round of thunderstorms took aim at the Chicago area Monday morning with the heaviest totals targeting the southern suburbs where more than an inch of rain fell. Kankakee recorded 1.40 inches while nearby Bourbonnais received 1.09 inches. In northwest Indiana, Portage measured 1.10 inches.

Several of our viewers and readers were kind enough to send us photos of this morning’s sotrms.
Shelf  cloud over the Oakbrook-Westmont area
Thanks to Hank Marquardt for sending us this shot of a shelf cloud on the leading edge of this morning’s storms.
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Photos by Hank Marquardt