Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expires in Illinois, Indiana

All severe weather watches and warnings in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana have been allowed to expire. 

Kenosha County was under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m., and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was briefly in effect for the county, but was canceled a short time later.  

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued for most of northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana until 8 p.m., but outside of a brief warning in northwest Indiana, most storms remained below severe levels as the front passed through. 

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An Excessive Heat Warning, which was in effect throughout northeast Illinois for most of the weekend, was cancelled just before it expired at 7 p.m. as the storm front moved through the area.

Hot weather is still in the Chicago-area, and residents are feeling the heat, as NBC 5’s Chris Hush reports. 
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