Chicago weather radar: Severe storms possible as thunderstorm clusters move across NW, NE Illinois with Flash Flood Warning

Chicago weather radar: Severe storms possible as thunderstorm clusters move across NW, NE Illinois with Flash Flood Warning

CHICAGO (TOC) — The Chicago space might see some extreme storms this weekend, in accordance with the Nationwide Climate Service.

A number of waves of showers and storms will transfer by means of the realm Saturday, NWS mentioned. A couple of storms might change into robust or extreme on Saturday afternoon and evening, particularly for areas south of Interstate 80.

Damaging winds and heavy rain are the principle threats all through the weekend, NWS mentioned.

A cluster of storms moved throughout elements of northwest Ogle and southwest Winnebago counties Saturday morning with a Flash Flood Warning, which has since expired, NWS mentioned. Extra storms and showers are anticipated to maneuver throughout the area late Saturday. Extreme climate shouldn’t be anticipated for these areas, however gusty winds and transient rain is feasible.

The NWS warned drivers to make use of warning whereas touring within the northeast and northwest Illinois after thunderstorms produced downpours in a single day. The storms might result in ponding on roadways and diminished visibility.

Rounds of showers and storms will linger into Sunday with rain probabilities progressively coming to an finish Sunday afternoon, NWS mentioned.

The week is anticipated to start out with warming temperatures within the higher 70s and 80s.

Chicago Air and Water Present to kick off amid rain spurts

Rain has are available in spurts Saturday morning on the seaside, however nonetheless, Chicago is in for a particular return of the Air and Water Present.

The follow already went on for days, as many individuals who stay within the metropolis already know, with these Blue Angels circling their buildings. The present kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday regardless of rain and clouds.

This 12 months, the Blue Angels and Golden Knights Parachute Workforce are each on show. The Chicago Hearth Division Air/Sea Rescue and Chicago Police Division Helicopter are additionally a part of the present.

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