Storm Line On The Way

Chicagoland weather radar shows a line of thunderstorms from southwest of Milwaukee to Rockford to Quad Cities approaching the northwest suburbs of Chicago. A quick line of storms is expected to hit the northwest suburbs by about 4:15 p.m.

The line of storms has the potential for frequent lightning with lightning strikes and high winds. However, as the line enter Kane County and McHenry County, the storm intensity appears to be diminishing.

A line of storms that formed over the northwest suburbs earlier this morning about 11:00 a.m. ended up causing several lightning strikes with damage in the City of Chicago.

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms early in the afternoon...then scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. Then temperatures falling into the lower 80s by evening. Peak afternoon heat index readings 98 to 103. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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Quick Storms Headed toward Northeast Illinois; Expected Through Arlington Heights by 4:00 to 4:15 PM