Possible Storms Moving into Chicago

Rain is expected to continue throughout the week

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    Brant Miller sees some potential for severe storms overnight. (Published Monday, Jul 23, 2012)

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    After highs in the mid-90s blanketed the city in warmth Monday, storms are expected to move into the Chicago area in the evening and last through the night.

    There is a potential for severe storms, too. 

    Rain becomes a possibility into the evening hours starting around 8 p.m, with the potential for severe weather beginning around midnight across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. Storms could possibly produce heavy rain, winds over 60 m.p.h. and up to quarter-size hail, according to the National Weather Service. Forecast low is 78

    NBC 5 Meteorologist Brant Miller says the rain chances will continue into Tuesday morning with a high of 86 degrees.

    Severe thunderstorms remain a possibility Tuesday, mostly along and south of Interstate 88, the National Weather Service reports. The rain is also expected to continue into much of the rest of the week.