Storms Remain Possible After Tornado Warning Expires - NBC Chicago

Storms Remain Possible After Tornado Warning Expires

Most locations are expected to stay dry, but isolated scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible at any time



    Storm Chaser 5: Wednesday Night Severe Weather

    NBC 5's Patrick Fazio headed south of the Wisconsin border amid stormy weather Wednesday night. Here's a look at what the streets looked like.

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019)

    After a breezy, hot and humid day Wednesday, strong thunderstorms are continuing to pop up across the Chicago area. 

    A Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for several counties in northeast Illinois, originally set to expire at 11:15 p.m., was canceled after the storms weakened below severe limits. 

    The storm packed wind gusts of up to 60 mph in several locations, according to trained weather spotters. 

    An earlier Tornado Warning issued for McHenry, Lake and Cook counties in northeast Illinois was allowed to expire at 7:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. 

    Wednesday Evening Forecast

    Wednesday Evening Forecast

    NBC 5's Brant Miller has the latest weather forecast.

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019)

    The chance for showers and storms will continue overnight, but should subside for the morning commute. It will return on Thursday afternoon however before cooler weather finally moves back in Friday. 

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