With thousands still without power in the Chicago area following severe weather Tuesday night, more storms could still be in the forecast Wednesday evening.
Here's the latest on severe weather across the area:
10:16 p.m.: Warning Canceled in DuPage, Cook Counties
A severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of DuPage and Cook counties has been canceled, with forecasters saying that the storm had weakened below severe limits.
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According to forecasters, the storm could still produce gusty winds, but the cell has weakened as it's moved over the impacted area.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 2 a.m.
9:48 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for DuPage, Cook Counties
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of DuPage County and northwestern Cook County.
The warning will remain in effect until 10:30 p.m.
As of 9:42 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Winfield and Wheaton, moving to the east at 25 miles per hour. Wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and penny-size hail are possible with the storms.
According to the NWS, the storm produced a wind gust of 56 miles per hour at DuPage Airport.
8:59 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Kane, DuPage Counties
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Kane and DuPage County.
The warning will remain in effect until 9:45 p.m., and includes southern Kane County and all of DuPage County.
As of 8:56 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Sugar Grove, moving to the east at 40 miles per hour. The storm is capable of producing wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour and penny-size hail.
8:24 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for All of NE Illinois, NW Indiana
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Chicago area and parts of northwest Indiana.
McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Will and Kankakee counties, as well as Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties in northwest Indiana, are all under the watch, which will be in effect until 2 a.m. Central time.
Isolated ping-pong ball-sized hail, along with wind gusts of up to 65 miles per hour, are possible with the storms.
7:30 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allowed to Expire in Wisconsin
While thunderstorms are still firing in some parts of Illinois and Wisconsin, the region's only active warning has been allowed to expire in Walworth, Racine and Kenosha counties.
The storms that sparked the warning have moved out over Lake Michigan, according to radar models.
6:33 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Kenosha County
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of southeastern Wisconsin, with new thunderstorms firing up over areas already hard-hit by bad weather in recent days.
The warning, which covers east-central Walworth County, all of Racine County and northern Kenosha County, will remain in effect until 7:30 p.m.
According to officials, a severe thunderstorm is located near Elkhorn, and is moving to the east at 40 miles per hour.
The storm could generate wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour and penny sized hail, according to the alert.
After first wave of storms, another round of severe weather possible
The Chicago is set for not one but two additional rounds of severe weather Wednesday, adding to days of severe storms across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana.
After storms Wednesday morning and early afternoon downed trees and power lines across the area, forecasts show conditions will turn partly sunny, windy, extremely hot and humid before another band of showers and storms moves in yet again.
Much of the area is under an enhanced risk for severe weather this afternoon.
Chicago Fire Department warns of downed power lines
Severe thunderstorm watch canceled for Chicago area
A severe thunderstorm watch that was issued until 1 p.m. CT in the Chicago area has been canceled as of 12:18 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Severe thunderstorm warning for Indiana counties
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Newton, southern Porter, southern Lake and Jasper counties in northwest Indiana until 12 p.m. CT.
Storm damage reported in several suburbs
Downed trees and debris could be seen in several suburbs as severe storms moved through Wednesday morning.
The city of Naperville reported downed trees were blocking the majority of Washington Street near Martin Avenue, just south of downtown.
"Crews are attempting to clear the debris, but a reopening time is not known at this time. Electric Utility crews are also responding. Please seek alternate routes," the city said in an alert to residents.
The following images from viewers shows some damage in Mendota, Crystal Lake, Mount Prospect, and Woodstock.
Severe thunderstorm warning for Lake and Porter counties in northwest Indiana
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in northwest Indiana, in Lake and Porter counties, until 11:15 a.m. CT.
The storms are capable of producing 60 mph wind gusts and nickel-sized hail.
Severe thunderstorm warning for Cook, Lake, northern Kane, eastern Will and McHenry counties until 10:45 a.m.
Another severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Cook and eastern Will counties until 10:45 a.m.
The NWS issued an additional severe thunderstorm warning for Lake, northern Kane and McHenry counties until 10:45 a.m.
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Severe thunderstorm warning for Will, Kane, DuPage and northern DeKalb counties until 10:30 a.m.
Another severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Will, central Kane and DuPage counties until 10:30 a.m.
The NWS issued an additional severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Ogle, northern DeKalb, Winnebago and Boone counties until 10:30 a.m.
Severe thunderstorm warning for Kendall, Grundy and Kane counties
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued shortly thereafter for Kendall, northern Grundy and southern Kane counties, remaining in effect until 9:45 a.m.
Severe thunderstorm watch for much of area until 1 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for 12 counties in Illinois and four in northwest Indiana: Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Will, DeKalb, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle in Illinois and Jasper, Newton, Porter, Lake in Indiana.
The severe thunderstorm watch will remain in effect until 1 p.m., per the NWS.
The NWS said the storms bring a threat of 70 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail, with damage to vehicles, trees and buildings likely.
80K Still Without Power After Storms Pummel Chicago Area, ComEd Says
More than 80,000 ComEd customers were still without power Wednesday morning after storms pummeled northern Illinois with ferocious winds reaching 60 miles per hour in some locations.
ComEd said on its website that it had deployed more than 700 crews to work around the clock to restore power. The utility said that based on the "history of similar storms of this size," it expects that 80% of outages will be restored by 11 p.m. Wednesday while the remaining outages are likely to be restored by 3 p.m. Friday.
The utility announced Tuesday that it was opening its Emergency Operations Center and was positioning equipment and additional crews to combat power outages as the storms approached the area.
Customers are urged to call 1-800-EDISON1 if they see a downed power line, and to never approach downed power lines.
Customers can also text the word OUT to 26633 to report outages and to receive updates on when power will potentially be restored. Customers can also follow the company on Twitter @ComEd, or on Facebook for more information.
Heat advisory takes effect at noon Wednesday
As it did Tuesday, a heat advisory will again take effect Wednesday at 12 p.m. across the entire Chicago area, including northwest Indiana, and lasting through 7 p.m.
The NWS warns that a combination of hot temperatures in the upper 80s to low 90s, combined with high humidity, will make for dangerous conditions in which it will feel like 100 to 105 degrees.
Two rounds of severe weather expected in Chicago area Wednesday
After the showers and storms Wednesday morning and early afternoon, forecasts show conditions will turn partly sunny, windy, extremely hot and humid before another band of showers and storms moves in yet again.
This round is expected to form late afternoon or evening in far northwest counties then slide southeast across the area through the evening, with some storms likely to be strong to severe.
Heavy rain, damaging winds to 70 mph, quarter-sized hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Those storms will slide south of the area overnight before ending for still warm and humid conditions.